Animal Rescue League

@ARLBostonRescue

Rescue Dispatch # 1-617-426-9170 *NOT 24/7* Rescue is our middle name. Rescuing domestic animals and wildlife that are sick, injured or otherwise distressed.

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The rescuer working very carefully and slowly to free the heron from the net.

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The heron had a badly broken wing, and was unable to fly.

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After a little herding of the heron with the kayak, we were able to get a net on it and get it to shore.

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Rough going through the mud to get the kayak into the Neponset River to get the injured great blue heron.

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This friendly, little guy ran into a basement in Mattapan and did not want to leave. He is now in our shelter.

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We were able to get past the feisty swan and rescue the one we were looking for. It is the adult to the back left.

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Responded to a call for an injured swan in Plymouth. This is not the one we wanted, but she did get in the way.

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Picked up this injured red tail hawk from a backyard in Cambridge.

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These 2 older kittens were found in a box in Dorchester, they are now relaxing at our shelter.

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Picked up another abandoned calico cat. This one was from Dorchester, yesterdays was from Roxbury.

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This raccoon was stuck in a tree all day. We were able to rescue him. Unfortunately it died a short time later

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Had a call for an injured great blue heron in Southborough, found this snapping turtle sunning itself instead.

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A litter of older kittens picked up yesterday from Lynn. They are relaxing in the "bunk beds" at the shelter.

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Rescued this abandoned, cute little girl in Roxbury. She is stll a little nervous and adjusting to the kennels.

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The young Chelsea kittens feeling a little under the weather are going to a foster home for some TLC.

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Close up of the hook and lure in the neck of the young swan. The hook was removed and the cygnet is recovering.

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While we were in Plymouth we also rescued a cygnet from the pond. It had a fish hook stuck in its neck.

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The swan has a badly injured leg. It had been washed out to sea and was unable to return to its pond by itself.

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The rescuer used a kayak to get behind the swan & coax her to the shore, where she was netted by a second rescuer.

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The rescuer used a kayak to get behind the swan & push her to the shore, where she was netted by a second rescuer.

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