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Pool Repairman Saves Drowning Squirrel With CPR (PHOTOS)

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, rescued )

- 1443 days ago -
On a sunny spring day in Phoenix, Ariz., Rick Gruber attended a pool repair call. He was going out to install a pool heater. However, what was a typical call for this repairman turned into an animal rescue one that dubbed Gruber as the

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Pat B (356)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 6:08 pm
I saw the shortened version of this yesterday. What a wonderful story of Mr. Gruber saving this little guy/gal's life. How awesome is this? Thanks, Cher for this post.

Nicole W (646)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 6:49 pm
ty Cher!

Ondine J (134)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 8:17 pm
Watched the video and what a guy, thanks so much Cher

Patricia E. G (54)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 9:33 pm
I love this story.
Happy endings.
Thank you Cher

Krista Slavin (195)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 9:39 pm
Nice story. A lot of people would have just netted him up and tossed him in the garbage.

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 11:35 pm
Thank you for this rescue!

Catrin Schuetz (50)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 1:39 am

Heidi W (162)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 2:22 am
Noted and shared. Thank you for the Story.

. (0)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 8:14 am
Thank you to the repairman for saving this poor little soul.

Betty K (304)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 8:35 am
What a true hero! Thank you!

Sunday June 8, 2014, 8:39 am
An absolute hero! So glad he was there at that moment and no one else! Someone else wouldn't have given the poor little fella a second thought. Or good lord, might've tortured the poor thing instead. Thanks for this sweet story Cher, awesome!

Valerie H (133)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 10:16 am
A+++++ story....well done !! Thanks for sharing with us....

Sara P (57)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 11:02 am
Thanks for sharing Cher

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Sunday June 8, 2014, 12:00 pm

Julie E (405)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 12:04 pm
This is a really big deal to me. I own a Silver Training Center teaching CPR and First Aid. I always tell people not to give up (if possible) usually until the medics show up :) I have done CPR on a bunny, 2 puppies and a person. Not all are so lucky.

Great job pool repairman!

Kathleen Mireault (224)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 3:05 pm
Noted. Thanks for posting, Cher! Kudos to Rick G. and Julie E. for compassion and heroic actions on behalf of wildlife! Well done, and Blessings!

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 3:34 pm
Noted. A good deed. Thank you pool repairman.

Ruth C (87)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 4:59 pm
Way to go Mr. Gruber!!
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