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Rescue of deaf puppy stuck in hole for 30 hours draws thousands

July 4, 2018 VIDEOS

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After 30 hours of effort, volunteers were able to rescue a 7-week-old deaf puppy that fell down a 50-foot crevice behind a house in Alabama.

Volunteers erupted in cheers as the pup – named Toffee – was pulled out of the narrow hole around midnight Saturday with the help of a snare and some food.

Toffee fell into the inches-wide space around 5 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters, cave rescue crews and plumbers joined the rescue effort, lowering nets, snares and food to try to retrieve Toffee.

“Y’all this is a miracle,” Karen Smith, the puppy’s foster mother, told reporters. Video footage showed the white puppy wagging her tail as Smith cuddled her.

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