A cat was rescued from the River Lemon by the fire service today, 29th April.
One fire engine from Newton Abbot was mobilised at 8:40am to the incident near the job centre.
A spokesperson person for Newton Abbot Fire Station said on Facebook:
“Upon arrival the cat was only standing in about 10cm of water, but it’s was howling quite loudly in distress.
“FF Neal Lewis climbed down a ladder, picked up the cat and climbed back out of the river.
“The cat wasn’t overly thankful as it promptly ran off.
“The whole rescue only took around 2-3 minutes but we had quite a crowd due to the cats wailing,”
We hope the cat is feline better!
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