Banbury firefighter rescues cat stuck in a tree

Firefighters rescued a cat from a tree in a Banbury neighbourhood

Friday, 28th May 2021, 12:28 pm

An Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue firefighter rescued a cat stuck in a tree in a Banbury neighbourhood last night, Thursday May 27.

Banbury Red Watch firefighters responded to a call-out for a cat stuck in a tree.

The rescue took place in Japonica Walk, Banbury.

Bella the cat received a 'piggy back' ride down from a tree after being rescued by a Banbury firefighter (Image from the Banbury Fire Station Facebook page)

Firefighters with the Banbury Fire Station posted a message on its Facebook page about the rescue, which said: "This evening Banbury Red watch were tipped out to a cat stuck in a tree.

"Poor Bella had been up the tree for over 24 hours. B

"Bella did not want to go in her 'cat carrier', so she decided to get a piggy back down."

Bella the cat stuck up in a tree in a Banbury neighbourhood (Image from the Banbury Fire Station Facebook page)