Ricky, the flying raccoon.

As tornado-damaged St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Iowa City was demolished yesterday, the lone remaining resident, Ricky the Raccoon, refused to leave. This photo gallery tells the story. Link -via Metafilter

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do you get some sick pleasure depressing people with sad animal stories? First it's the moose in the power lines, now this. thanks for ruining my day, asshole.
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Poor little guy! Even though raccoons really are (can be) pests, especially in the city, I can't believe no one called an animal services organization. Surely Iowa City has a professional who could have *safely relocated Ricky.
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