Firefighters Rescue Cat and Cat Rescuer

Firefighters in Erie, Pennsylvania, rarely respond to calls about a cat stuck in a tree these days. They normally tell the caller to let the cat come down by itself. But on Sunday, they responded to such a call, because a woman was also in the tree. Tara Dennis estimates she had gone 40 feet up the tree to rescue a cat that had been crying for a couple of days, but then found she couldn’t get back down. Dennis had entered the tree by climbing up on a roof first.

"I got the cat," she said. "I put it in my shirt."

She began coming down but reached a point at which she couldn't go any farther.

That's when neighbor Marty Tirak called 911. Firefighters responded a little before 1 p.m. and first carried the cat down and then assisted Dennis. Carroll said all were safe.

The report does not specify who owns the cat. -via Arbroath

(Image credit: Jack Hanrahan/Erie Times-News)

Love cute animals? View more at Lifestyles of the Cute and Cuddly blog

Newest 3
Newest 3 Comments

Commenting is closed.
Email This Post to a Friend
"Firefighters Rescue Cat and Cat Rescuer"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More