A guy who lives at Lake Saint Marys

(60 miles north of Dayton, OH ) saw a ball bouncing

around kind of strange in the lake and went to


It turned out to be a flathead catfish that had

apparently tried to swallow a basketball which

became stuck in its mouth!!

The fish was totally exhausted from trying to

dive, but unable to, because the ball would

always bring him back up to the surface.

The guy tried numerous times to get the ball out,

but was unsuccessful. He finally had his wife cut

the ball in order to deflate it and release the hungry


You probably wouldn’t have believed this,

if you hadn’t seen the following pictures:


Be kinder than necessary

because everyone bites off

more than they can chew

sometime in life…