Sheep with More Than 20 Kilos of Excess Wool Is Rescued after 5 Years of Lonely Isolation

A call for help from the mountains!

A sheep with a massive amount of wool was spotted on a hill, and it was feared that she would not last through the winter season. And so, Edgar’s Mission quickly launched a rescue and gathered as many volunteers as possible.

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They found the poor sheep, and from the looks of it, she had been abandoned in the mountains for more than five years. Her excess wool must weigh about 55 pounds (25 kilograms). The rescuers had to carry her on a stretcher with the men taking turns because the animal was really heavy.

The terrain was also difficult, and they kept moving branches out of the way to hasten the descent. Reaching the foot of the mountain, they transported the sheep to a nearby sanctuary.

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At the sanctuary, to the caretakers’ surprise, the sheep could bolt and run! But she honestly needed that excess and matted wool removed; that’s why they made an appointment with a shearer. They were lucky to have contacted a friend whose patience and gentleness was what the rescued sheep needed.

At last, the extra weight on her had been sheared away! Now, she looked like her real self. Everyone could sense the sheep’s joy and relief after years of living with kilos and kilos of matted wool. Now, she could run freely and make friends with other sheep in the sanctuary.

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To keep her warm when outside with other sheep, they placed a lovely jacket around her. The caretakers had also given her a teddy bear, for which the sweet creature quickly developed a fondness.

However, the best thing of all was that, after the ordeal, the sheep was learning to trust humans again, and that was the greatest reward for her rescuers.

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