Police rescue pet goat from near-freezing water in Maine after it flees vet’s office

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A police department in Maine recently had to rescue a pet goat that had gotten itself stuck in a dangerous situation: After running away from a nearby vet’s office, the goat almost ended up getting washed out to sea in near-freezing waters.

Today the Belfast Police Department received a report that a goat had escaped from its owner in the parking lot of the…

Posted by BELFAST (MAINE) POLICE DEPARTMENT on Tuesday, December 29, 2020

The Belfast Police Department posted the story to Facebook, explaining that officers received reports of an escaped pet goat on Tuesday. Around the same time, the police department also started receiving calls from people who noticed that a goat was roaming around in residents’ yards.

This was, of course, the same goat.

‘Sergeant Fitzpatrick, Corporal Spencer and Officer Michael McFadden IV responded to the sightings,’ the police department wrote on Facebook. ‘Sgt. Fitzpatrick located the goat on the oceanfront but apparently, the goat was not done with his walkabout. The 4-year-old goat led Sgt. Fitzpatrick, Cpl. Spencer and Ofc. McFadden on a long walk on the oceanfront before educating the officers on the fact that goats could swim.'”

View the whole story here: https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/police-rescue-escaped-pet-goat-water-maine

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