Finally, after several days, the fox was transported to the rehabilitation center, and the trap was removed. Several toes had been broken, and there was a lot of swelling, and the wound was infested with maggots.

rescued fox
Image Credit: Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at Wisconsin Humane Society / Facebook

The team cleaned and dressed the wound. The fox had to wear a ‘cone of shame, ’ and they used a plastic bottle to keep his paw safe.

rescued fox
Image Credit: Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at Wisconsin Humane Society / Facebook

The last thing they needed was the fox chewing on his newly bandaged paw. By all reports, the fox was doing well. He didn’t chew his bandage at all!

rescued fox
Image Credit: Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at Wisconsin Humane Society / Facebook

Please share this story – rat traps can injure more than just rats. They are inhumane and shouldn’t be used.

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