Cat Rescued After Three Days on a Power Pole in McKinleyville
Last night, she couldn’t wait any longer; she sent out a call for help to the community through her Facebook. Several people reading her post immediately contacted Jan Carr who runs Cats in My Heart, an animal rescue group.
Carr sent one of her fellow rescuers, Angela Copeland, to the scene while she began calling agencies and contacting people who might be able to help.
“Not much help was offered (by the agencies) until PG&E realized I had friends on scene who were willing to climb the pole,” said Carr. “We had ladders en route, too. Because of the multiple calls into PG&E and the danger of citizens climbing the pole, they responded and rescued the cat.”
According to Carr, “The cat is dehydrated, but otherwise fine.” The “very friendly” cat is now in one of the foster homes that work with Cats in My Heart.
“I just heard from the foster mom,” Carr wrote late last night, “She is willing to keep him.”
Make that keep her. A little investigation indicated the feline was female.
Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce you to Katniss. She’s probably not too fond of heights at the moment but otherwise, life looks pretty good.