Her chances of surviving were getting much less and much less, and if the can had loaded with water, it would have pulled her down and she would likely have drowned.
Thankfully Frankie Florida of the Solid Island Animal Rescue League was at the scene after getting a call from a concerned citizen.
As soon as he assessed the circumstance, he recognized he had to act fast. He attempted to swim at first however wasn’t confident to swim completely to the deer in the ice-cold water.
” I saw her [the deer] swimming right into circles. I took my boots off and went into the water. It was ice cold, however I recognized there is a very delicate situation, so I had to act fast,” Frankie Said.
” If the bucket had filled with water, it would have held her head down and she would have drowned.”
Luckily he spotted a boat, he called out to it and the kind man on the boat picked him up from the water, and they started the mission to rescue the poor deer.
After a few efforts of getting close to the deer and attempting to remove the can, they were eventually successful. But this was not completion of it.
The confused deer was still swimming in circles, right in the middle of the water, so Frankie needed to come up with a plan.
” I laid on the front of the boat and grabbed her and hold her. The deer was very calm. I had the ability to feel her heartbeat in my hands.”