Not-so-fantastic Mr Fox freed after getting its head trapped between two posts

A fox had a brush with danger after getting its head stuck between two fence panels at the bottom of a garden in Blackheath.

RSPCA inspector Rebecca Phillips rescued the not-so-fantastic Mr Fox on Tuesday after discovering it well and truly stuck between the two posts.

Quick-thinking Rebecca was able to quickly lift the fox up – post-haste – while pushing back against the fence panel and pulling him out.

She said: “We are grateful to the member of the public for alerting us to this fox’s plight.

“This poor fox had got himself in a right predicament and there was no way he was going to be able to get out of it without a little help.

“Thankfully he wasn’t injured as a result of his ordeal and I managed to get him out and check him over and he then shot off as fast as his legs would take him.”

This winter, the RSPCA expects to rescue thousands of animals from neglect, cruelty and suffering.

To help the RSCCA’s rescue teams continue to reach the animals who desperately need the charity’s help this winter, visit and Join the Winter Rescue #JoinTheRescue

Pictured top: The trapped fox



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