A cat trapped on a roof for days rescued with a rope, pet service and tiny assist from Auburn firefighters

A cat trapped on a roof for days rescued with a rope, pet service and tiny assist from Auburn firefighters

Auburn, NY – A cat caught on the roof of a residence became an each day cliche instantly after he was rescued with the help of – you guessed it – a fireplace division.

Within the conclusion, the cat was rescued with a rope, a pet service, some meals and a little or no help from the Auburn Fireplace Division.

Previous Friday, the Finger Lakes SPCA gained fairly just a few calls reporting a cat caught on an icy roof at 50 Seymour St. in Auburn, in accordance to the SPCA Government Director Nick Lapresi. Women and men talked about the cat had been caught for a pair of days.

When Lapresi arrived on the family, he stated he noticed the cat hanging out by the chimney.

“Right here kitty, kitty,” Lapresi recalled stating, striving to coax the cat forward. That’s when Lapresi noticed the tree division that hung simply across the roof of the property.

Lapresi and an extra SPCA worker made the choice to make use of cat meals to check out to get the cat down.

However how had been they going to get it up there?

The Auburn Hearth Division arrived with a rope that they made use of to toss a few division. They tied the rope to a cat supplier maintaining one factor Junior didn’t have for various instances: meals.

They lifted it proper till it was degree with the roof.

Lapresi reported they waited round for a although on Friday, however Junior did not get into the supplier, though he appeared fascinated.

The up coming day, neighbors named the shelter but once more, expressing the cat had in the end taken the bait. He was sitting contained in the service when an employee got here to get him.

SPCA Humane Regulation Enforcement Officer returned to the scene and decreased the service.

“We acquired him all the way down to floor stage and he hopped proper onto (the officer’s) shoulder,” Lapresi stated. “And now he’s undertaking good.”

They nicknamed the cat Roofus.

A woman who came upon their Fb put up of her rescue named and claimed the cat was her. Its true identify is Junior.

The lady talked about she’d been lacking for a 7 days, in accordance to Lapresi. Now the shelter is scheduling to reunite the 2 on Friday.

The SPCA is having him neutered, vaccinated and chipped. Simply in circumstance Junior decides to go on a distinct little or no expertise.

“We have now a reasonably blissful ending to the story,” Lapresi claimed.

Cat rescued from roof.

A cat was rescuedFriday, Feb. 17, quickly after he was caught on a roof for quite a few days. (Image Courtesy of Nick Lapresi)

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