Dead raccoon sparks surprising memorial in Toronto
We all know that Canadians have a reputation for being softies (and we say that in the nicest way possible, with a possible exception made for all things hockey related) and a surprisingly touching memorial for the dead raccoon Animal Services forgot only solidifies the stereotype.
No one is sure how the animal met its end on a street corner in Toronto, but after waiting all day to be given whatever honors Animal Services bestows on such creatures, citizens of the city sprang into action.
By evening, candles had been added and a city councillor called for garbage bins to be left open in homage.
Way to show heart, Toronto.
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Dead but not forgotten in Canada.
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