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Woman finds PYTHON in her toilet

''It scared the hell out of me, I nearly sat on the thing. Its head was just resting on the seat."

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By Ed Cullinane via SWNS

A woman was shocked to find a massive 4ft python - in her TOILET.

Laura Tranter, 34, went to use the bathroom early on Saturday morning [October 9] when she saw the large snake in the bowl.

She was so stunned that she ran to tell a friend, who asked her if she was drunk.

The python is now in the care of an animal protection charity (Video via SWNS YouTube)

Laura says she called an animal protection charity but got a message saying they didn't open until 7 a.m. So she had to improvise and contacted a friend who helped.

Terrified Laura, of Stourbridge, UK, believes the snake was an escaped pet.

She said: "I woke up at half-past five in the morning to go to the toilet, and it was just there.

''It scared the hell out of me, I nearly sat on the thing. Its head was just resting on the seat.

"I shut the toilet door and thought, have I really seen that, so I double-checked if it was real, but I really thought I was hallucinating."

In panic at 5.30 a.m., Laura rushed to her friend Sarah's house, dressed only in her bathrobe and sneakers.

She said: "She was so confused she asked if I'd been drinking.''

"My mate's brother, Dan, is really interested in spiders and snakes and stuff so I called him and he got his friend who lives twenty minutes away, Steve, to come and get it out.

"It was actually stuck in my toilet, because it was so fat in the middle that it couldn't get out and couldn't get back.

"We couldn't actually get it out, so we had to put washing up liquid down the toilet and then flush it to help get it out.

"Steve and Dan think that someone might have let it out after keeping it as a pet and deciding they didn't want it, and it had got into the sewer somehow.

"I still can't get my head around it, I really can't.''

The snake has now been handed to animal welfare experts at the RSPCA.

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