British Mans Saves Tortoise with CPR


A British pet owner used his head literally to save his pet tortoise.

John Fletcher found his 45-year-old tortoise Freda  at the bottom of his garden pond Saturday limp and looking dead. To  revive the lifeless tortoise, the Gloucester man used CPR giving his pet  mouth to mouth resuscitation. Fletcher thinks the tortoise was in the  pond for more than an hour.

After a few short blows into the tortoise's mouth a little water came  out. There was movement and after a sigh of relief from Fletcher, Freda  started breathing again. He worked on her for well over an hour and  since she is loving lettuce and tomatoes again, Fletcher doesn’t think  Freda has any brain damage. Source: The Sun