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This poor rabbit was 'catapulted' onto a roof by Storm Gertrude

Not exactly the place where you’d like to wake up


FIREFIGHTERS ARE KNOWN for rescuing cats from trees. Generally speaking, rabbits don’t give them much trouble.

That’s except for Bumper, of course.

Storm Gertrude left the rabbit in a pretty unusual spot this morning, perched on top of the roof of a bungalow in Omagh, Co Tyrone

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The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service say Bumper’s hatch was ‘catapulted’ onto the roof during the strong winds overnight.

“One short extension ladder, one reach pole, and one particularly tasty carrot were used by personnel at the incident,” a post on the service’s Facebook page read.

Bumper is now safe in the care of his owner and none the worse for his ordeal.

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That said, Bumper does look a little bit shell-shocked by his adventure.


Read: Gardaí in Galway took in a lost rabbit, and bought it some salad >

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