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Open shafts or pipes in the ground are a recipe for disaster and should be covered to protect the unsuspecting animals. However, this doesn't always happen but thank goodness SMART, the animal rescue team from Los Angeles, California has a plan. When they receive a call about a kitten trapped 25 feet down a pipe, they bring their custom, handbuilt rescue pole. The kitty was quickly brought to the North Central Animal Shelter and adopted soon after.

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