It all started innocently enough on Thursday, when a Toronto resident got on Twitter to tell the city's services account that there was a dead raccoon on a downtown street, and it needed to be picked up:
@311Toronto There’s a dead raccoon on the sidewalk outside 819 Yonge (at the SE corner of Church).
— Jason Wagar (@jasonwagar) July 9, 2015
The city got the message loud and clear, so all would be getting taken care of soon:
@jasonwagar Thank you for letting us know. This was reported a short while ago and Animal Services has been notified. ^de
— 311 Toronto (@311Toronto) July 9, 2015
Well… no. The man updated hours later that the raccoon had still not been collected: