Roto-Rooter apprentice plumber, Matt Brown didn't expect to adopt a baby mouse when he went on his last service call of the day, but before the job was finished, he had no choice but to take home an orphaned mouse after its mother fell into a septic tank.
Matt rescued the baby after it too fell into the septic tank. He cleaned it and took it home so he could care for it. Now Matt and his wife are raising the mouse as a family pet, feeding it kitten milk replacement formula from the tip of a small artist's paintbrush.
This video tells the story of how Matt and his adopted mouse's paths crossed in April 2019.
Roto-Rooter has rescued hundreds of pets and animals from pipes, septic tanks, wells and even from behind walls. We feel an obligation to help animals that cannot help themselves. We have the tools and know-how to help, so why wouldn't we?