Flushed goldfish saved from sewer


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A goldfish has been rescued by a sewage plant worker, after being flushed down the toilet.

Now nicknamed Pooh, the floundering fish was found in a screen at a sewage plant in Philipshill, East Kilbride.

"Obviously someone thought their pet was on its last legs." Said Jake Huey, the worker who found the fish while cleaning.

"It made its way through the waste water network underneath the streets and popped up in our screens totally revived."


When found the fish was rushed to an emergency tank, and has been dubbed "one lucky little fish."

Other items found in sewers include deck chairs, mattresses, false teeth and even an outboard motor.

Scottish Water are now looking for a new home for Pooh, but have urged their customers to dispose of their waste responsibly.