Ferrets Mario and Luigi reunited with owner
UPDATE: 2.10PM: Mario and Luigi, the famous ferret escapees have just been reunited with their owner.
The happy reunion took place at the Lismore Veterinary Clinic at 1pm today.
The Sergeant who was involved in the rescue and also present at the reunion had this to say; "There's never a dull moment for Police in Lismore. It's been a blast. I'm so pleased for Mario and Luigi."
The brothers escaped from a Bright Street address yesterday and were found in Neilson Street, East Lismore.
ORIGINAL STORY: LISMORE Police got to attend an interesting job yesterday when they had to capture two ferrets on the loose.
Police said on the Richmond LAC Facebook page that two ferrets were on the loose in the vicinity of Neilson Street, East Lismore.
Numerous agencies were contacted however it fell to police to save the day.
The area was cordoned off and a daring resident managed to apprehend one of the darlings.
With the second ferret outstanding, police had to act quickly.
"They channelled MacGyver and with a bucket and a road sign he was swiftly captured," the Facebook post read.
Both ferrets were conveyed to Lismore Veterinary Clinic and left in their care.
"Fortunately only one person was bitten however no animals were harms during the execution of the operation," the post continued.
"To the residents of Neilson Street, East Lismore you can breathe a sigh of relief, the ferrets are safe and contained.
"If you own these lovely creatures, please contact Lismore Veterinary Clinic to positively identify your pets."