Firefighters Save Cat Stuck in Tree

Firefighters in Yonkers, New York tried a new technique for a cat stuck six stories up for a week. They used their high-pressure fire hose to blast the cat off its perch. The cat came flying down into a bed sheet stretched out by rescuers. Being a cat, it hopped off and disappeared into the woods.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

You can hardly find a more dog-eared human interest story than firefighters saving a cat up a tree. That tale got a freshening up this week in Yonkers, New York, when firefighters tried a new technique for a cat stuck six stories up for a week. They used their high-pressure fire hose to blast it off its perch. The cat came flying down into the bed sheet stretched out by rescuers. Being a cat, it hopped off and disappeared into the woods.

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