Opossum breaks into liquor store and downs bottle of bourbon

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In Okaloosa Island, Florida an opossum started her Christmas celebration early and may or may not know the consequences of a hangover by now. Could it give the phrase “drunk as a skunk” a new meaning?

According to the NFWDaily News, the young female opossum was able to sneak into the Cash Liquor Store the day after Thanksgiving and help herself to an entire bottle of bourbon. A Fort Walton Police Department officer transported the animal on November 24 to the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge for treatment. An employee from the liquor store found the animal lying next to the broken bottle.

“A worker there found the opossum up on a shelf next to a cracked open bottle of liquor with nothing in it,” stated Michelle Pettis, an employee of the wildlife organization. “Assuming the opossum drank it all, he brought her to us, and we looked over her and she definitely wasn’t acting normal.”

In other words. was the opossum drunk? She appeared disoriented, pale and had been excessively salivating. She was given fluids to help flush out the toxins and released a few days later.

“On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: a drunk opossum in a box! This sly, and currently slurred, opossum snuck its way into a liquor store and discovered some holiday cheer of its own. A police officer brought the animal to us for medical treatment and is expected to be released soon,” the rescue org posted on their Facebook page.

When Cash Moore, the owner of the liquor store was interviewed, he insisted the animal was over the age of 21, and this had definitely been a first for him.

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  1. ellen cottone says:

    It’s a possum, no stranger to moon shine and a back wood still. Its also one of the few animals with an opposing thumb. So it can twist open a bottle of whisky and steal the car

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