Chaveirim Removes Snake From Resident’s Bathroom

snake_bathroom_picPHOTO: A residents in the Sunset and James area says he was shocked after discovering a snake in his bathroom today. The snake – about 16 inches long – crawling along a book holder and on his wall in his bathroom seemed to appear out of nowhere. The resident phoned Chaveirim and minutes later the snake found itself where it belonged.

“I’m scared to use my toilet ever again”, the resident says. “I still have chills”.

The snake was discovered to be a Garter snake, which can grow up to approximately 137 centimeters. TLS-CAC.

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  1. OMG!! Crazy!! Maybe you left the door open and it came! Your wife must have freaked out! And I’m sure your kid thought it was cool!! 🙂

  2. to SA, they sure can, snakes can fit threw almost anything, you can bring them in your self if you were out in the woods and had a back pack a snake can crawl inside and you can bring it in, and then there is the chance your kid could have brought it in and placed it there. kids do some crazy things

  3. Why was Chaveirim called? Kevin from Lakewood Township’s Animal Control is trained to handle animals and reptiles and makes sure they are removed to safe locations. Does Chaveirim have training in dealing with animals and reptiles? What did they do with the snake? What if it was a poisonous snake and the member of Chaveirim was injured? Kevin has tools and training for these situations, he is the man to call.

  4. to general, they have to be a big and strong snake that can kill you but a snake that is poisonous and bites well …either way i don’t like snakes at all.

  5. Garter snakes are not constrictors and are totally harmless and should not be harmed .When i was a child had them as pets They are benificial
    Quote “137 centimeters” Ok since when did we go metric?
    they usually are about a foot long

  6. Garter snakes are totally harmless.
    As far as I know, Animal Control isn’t on duty around the clock. We had an opossum in our kitchen one night and had to pay a private company to remove it because Animal Control was closed.
    Calling Chaveirim isn’t such a bad idea. They respond quickly and if they can’t handle the problem they use their connections to get the right person or agency to take care of it.

  7. To #7, not everyone knows who Kevin is, or his #. Therefore, people call chaveirim first, because they can usually handle any problem, and know them to be completely competent. I’m sure if it was a much more dangerous situation, one of the chaveirim members would’ve known to call Kevin.

    #12, ROFL!!!

  8. do u really think Kevin will come on a Sunday afternoon—–KEEP DREAMING (if you wonder where your tax $ is going) also Kevin will ONLY come if it a domestic animal

  9. Lakewood animal control is available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. M-F 8am to 3:30 pm call Public Works @ 905-3405 all other times call the Lakewood Police who will contact the on call animal control officer. We will remove animals and reptiles from living spaces. We do not offer pest control services (insect removal etc.). If you have a questions or concerns please contact me @ Public Works.

  10. Kevin is off on Sat and Sun so you would still be waiting for him….way to go Chaverim……… I am sure if it was rattling then would have called Kevin and waited it out until today.

  11. G-D bless Chaveirim. They are there all of the time for people, regardless of the time or day of the week. They deserve respect because they earn it every day.

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