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Possum by kazzzz on 2 January 2010 10:13am
We found an injured possum on the road outside the house today, we took it to the Possum Lady who cares for injured possums, She said it had been hit by a car and thinks it's back was broken and it was hemoraging behind the eyes. Not good news :( Will ring her tomorrow and see if she's been able to save it.
Obviously if someone hit it they'd know they hit an animal and just didn't stop. Unbelievable. It's pretty big, bigger than our cat.
Re: Possum by suzulu on 3 January 2010 12:43am
Oh, the poor little thing! I hope the Possum Lady can save it. Isn't it great that there are people like your Possum Lady in the world?
Re: Possum by mrsteabag on 3 January 2010 2:29am
Blessings to both you and Possum Lady. Once I had to help round up a flock of goslings--the mother had been run over by someone who gives Mercedes drivers a bad name. My roommate and I took them to a lady who ran a wildlife rehab center. I don't know what happened, but I'd bet they're ok. So will this posssum.
Re: Possum by kazzzz on 3 January 2010 2:39am
I just spoke to Irene (the Possum Lady) and she said he has been put down due to his injuries. He had a broken back and several other fractures and in her words he was a mess. I'm in tears typing this, the poor little thing didn't stand a chance against some idiot in a car that didn't even bother to stop.

She's wonderful alright, I remember her last year after the bushfires inundated with injured possums and saved a lot of them that would have died for sure without her.
Re: Possum by Spursfan on 3 January 2010 10:42am
Oh that is so sad Kazzzz.

Re: Possum by suzulu on 3 January 2010 8:06pm
Oh, I am so sorry! The poor little possum. The stupid idiot in that car. It makes my blood boil!
Re: Possum by peripatetically on 3 January 2010 11:49pm
Aw, sorry about the little fella. Poor baby...
Re: Possum by Miss-M on 4 January 2010 5:36am
Awww, that's terribly sad. Some people have no heart whatsoever.

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