Fizzle - The Greedy Little Fox

By Meera Dolasia on May 13, 2009

In most children's tales and legends, a fox is always depicted as a sly character, often up to no good. This real-life fox tale adds one more attribute to this bushy-tailed creature - greedy!

A homeowner in Ilford, Essex walked out in her yard only to find this little guy hanging out with his head stuck inside a jar.  Apparently, after licking whatever was in the jar clean, the fox had tried to get out, only to find that he was stuck!

The homeowner called the animal rescue service, who wet the back of the distressed animal's head and helped him slid out of the jar. They say it took twenty minutes before the dazed animal could be freed. After a quick dose of flea spray and drink of water, the fox dashed away as fast as he could.

The animal rescue officials who have named the fox, Fizzle, estimate that he was eight to ten weeks old and judging from the way he disappeared, still under the care of his parents. While the homeowner has left some food and drink out for greedy fox, there has been no sign of him since this encounter. We guess he learned his lesson!

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  • puppylover1228
    i fell bad for the little guy!!!!
    • pielover103
      I now i do to puppylover1228
      • pielover103
        I feel bad for the cute little fox too puppylover1228
      • mmald2
        awwww poor guy
        • niomi
          poor little guy :(
          • smile1/23/2014
            he`s so cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            • Equ222/10/2014
              Foxes are my FAVORITE animal, this one was probably a Grey fox...
              • lizzysand2/13/2014
                He is very cuuuute
                • lizzysand2/13/2014
                  He stuck in a jar wonder how it feels
                  • tashadtasha
                    Awww poor thing. It's good that the home owner called the animal rescue.
                    • sberry1234
                      Aww poor thing yeah for the owners who called animal recue!!!!!!!!
                      • doctorwhorocks
                        lol so cute and so sad . us humans are evil ppl


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