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This Pregnant And Injured Opossum Was Left To Die On The Road, Until...

The Abandoned Ones "Saving Animals in Danger" animal rescue in Forth Worth, Texas is known for its wonderful work in rescuing dogs and cats from 'danger zones' and giving them a better home. Their team is effortlessly working to make this world a better place for stray dogs and cats and save them from other bullying animals and humans. But the best part is, they don't discriminate among animals. If an animal needs help, they shower their love and care for it.

Judy Obregon, who is the founder of The Abandoned Ones "Saving Animals in Danger" has shared a story of how she found an injured and pregnant opossum on the road and her team took care and even named the animal 'Angel'.

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This Pregnant And Injured Opossum Was Left To Die On The Road, Until...

This Pregnant And Injured Opossum Was Left To Die On The Road, Until...

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Judy was driving to her mother-in-law's place when she thought she saw a dead opossum lying on the road.

Judy was driving to her mother-in-law's place when she thought she saw a dead opossum lying on the road.

But when she went closer to it, the opossum lifted her head and looked at Judy as if she knew Judy was there to help her. Judy Obregon shares Angel's rescue like this: Just saw this opossum lift her head assuming she was dead in the street..I immediately had to react and driving away wasn't an option!"

Obregon immediately covered Angel with a t-shirt to give it some warmth.

Obregon immediately covered Angel with a t-shirt to give it some warmth.

Judy could tell the opossum is female and carrying babies. 

She contacted Tabatha, a local wildlife rehabilitator, who luckily lived close to Judy's location.

She contacted Tabatha, a local wildlife rehabilitator, who luckily lived close to Judy's location.

Till then, Judy arranged a box for Angel to keep her warm and calm. 

Angel was injured extensively, and Tabatha believed they were caused by humans.

Angel was injured extensively, and Tabatha believed they were caused by humans.

"I could tell she was not hit by a car from the blood evidence and what she looked like," Tabatha said. "I could tell she was struck by something."

Angel was actually carrying joeys (opossum babies) in her pouch 

Angel was actually carrying joeys (opossum babies) in her pouch 

Joeys are born blind and weigh about 3-4 grams. They develop in their mother's pouch for about 60 days.

Angel started showing improvement from the second itself

Angel started showing improvement from the second itself

She started having food and water Tabatha gave. She says, "You can tell her mouth is sore, but she has been eating and drinking on her own, which is great news."

Angel likes cuddling and being held by Tabatha's husband Ronnie.

Angel likes cuddling and being held by Tabatha's husband Ronnie.

Angel was healed properly and then released into a private property where hunting is prohibited.

Angel was healed properly and then released into a private property where hunting is prohibited.

Judy speaks about Angel's rescue: "This is out of the ordinary for me, but I wouldn't have avoided her for that reason. She is still an animal with a beating heart, and it was still beating when I got to her."

Here's the video of Angel moving into the box:

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