Rat Dangling From Telephone Wire Saved

October 2004

PETA came to the rescue of a rat who was dangling by his front feet from a telephone wire, high above a busy road. We created a trampoline with a sheet beneath him and used a pillow to gently push him from the wire.  He is now safe in the hands of a wildlife rehabilitator and soon to be released back into the wild.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind