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Donkey smiles after being rescued from flood waters

CASTLEISLAND CO KERRY, Ireland – We in the Alamo City are all too familiar with how Mother Nature can wreak havoc when it rains too much.

A small community in Ireland faced the same issue over the weekend, and this time a donkey got caught up in the flooding.

According to Animal Heaven Animal Rescue’s Facebook page, a donkey got stranded but folks within the community came together to save the four-legged animal.

 

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Posted by Animal Haven Ireland on Sunday, December 6, 2015

 

Members of the rescue group showed the rescue live on a Facebook video stream. In the video, the donkey, later named Mike, was all smiles to be back on dry land.

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Never say something cant be done just do it. Declan and Mike were beyond brave. So many people told me don't do it...

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A post later in the weekend shows Mike is good spirits.

 

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So we've named him Mike. There could be no other name. He is now dried with towels, eating a hot mash, all cozy and...

Posted by Animal Haven Ireland on Sunday, December 6, 2015