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From a hedgehog in a carrot tin to a death dog at sea - 10 animal rescues in Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 14:15 12 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:02 12 November 2017

RSPCA inspector Jason Finch was called to a Norwich garden , to rescue a chubby toad who had become stuck face down in the garden decking. Picture Archant.

RSPCA inspector Jason Finch was called to a Norwich garden , to rescue a chubby toad who had become stuck face down in the garden decking. Picture Archant.

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With the news Mrs Frisbee, a grey seal who nearly died due to a frisbee round her neck, is on the mend JESSICA LONG looks at other animal rescues in the region with a happy ending.

Claudia the cat was rescued after getting into some trouble at Dolphin Bridge. Picture Tish KerkhamClaudia the cat was rescued after getting into some trouble at Dolphin Bridge. Picture Tish Kerkham

• A hedgehog had to be cut free by staff at the East Winch Wildlife Centre back in 2012 after getting his hedge wedged in an empty carrot tin.

• Three fire engines were needed when a seagull got stuck in a tree in Norwich. The distressed bird had got stuck in twigs near Norwich Market.

• The lifeboat was called out at Happisburgh in 2014 after Clyde the dog swam 500m from the beach while chasing seagulls.

• Bear the dog was hailed a hero in 2013 after he tracked down a neighbour’s dog who had been trapped in a collapsed rabbit hole near Stratton Strawless for 36 hours.

• Milly, the partially deaf chocolate labrador, was rescued by the Caister lifeboat crew after swimming a mile out to sea while chasing a gull.

• Grey seal pups orphaned by the 2014 storm surge on the Norfolk coast were released back into the wild after they were cared for by RSPCA staff.

• Holidaymakers in Cromer helped rescue a border collie in 2015 who had got stuck 6ft down on the edge of the cliff face in Cromer.

• Bobby the cocker spaniel was reunited with his relieved owner after he was rescued from 82ft well in Gimingham after two weeks without food and water.

• A chubby toad, who got stuck between decking panels in a Lakenham garden, had to be rescued by an RSPCA officer with a saw before being taken to the nearest pond.

• Claudia the cat was reunited with her owner after two men in a boat rescued her after she got herself stranded under Dolphin Bridge in Norwich.

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