fire crew dismantles car dashboard to rescue cat
cat has used up one of its nine lives after being rescued by kind-hearted
Burnham-On-Sea firefighters when it became trapped inside a cars
dashboard for several days.
were called to East Brent at the weekend where the car owner had
raised the alarm after realising the animal had become stranded.
cat had got into the car and crawled under the plastic dashboard
via the steering column - it was well and truly stuck, and unable
to move," fire service spokesman Paul Slaven told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
crews were called to help free the animal. After liaising with the
RSPCA, we carried out the delicate operation to remove it."
used small tools to take apart the cars dashboard and eventually
release the cat, which was unharmed by the ordeal. It was returned
to its relieved owner."
unique incident unfolded in East Brent on Saturday after the car
owner raised the alarm after smelling the animal inside her vehicle.
added: "This was an unusual incident its very
rare for a cat to get stuck like this inside a vehicle and it shows
the wide range of work that our crews do."