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Bobcat frozen to train track near Trail rescued by conductor

This bobcat got stuck to the train track in below freezing temperatures in Trail, B.C. A quick thinking train conductor freed it with warm water.
Image Credit: FACEBOOK/Coby Reid
February 19, 2021 - 6:00 PM

A bobcat was enjoying his breakfast of duck just outside Trail when he froze to the train track he’d been sitting on.

Lucky for the cat, a train crew spotted him and came to the rescue.

Conductor Coby Reid took to social media Thursday, Feb. 18, to share his discovery.

Reid said they used warm water to free the cat from the rail.

 

Saved this little guy today he was enjoying his breakfast (duck) and froze to the rail. We got some warm water and freed him up #railway #notalynx #bobcat #trailbc #kootenaylife Posted by Coby Reid on Thursday, February 18, 2021

Kamloops conservation officers cautioned the public earlier this week about more bobcat sightings than normal in the city.

Bobcats pose no threat to humans, but have been known to attack small pets or livestock.

— This story was originally published by the North Island Gazette.

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