facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Kitten rescued after days in sewer

July 8, 2010 at 1:35 PM   |   Comments

FINLEYVILLE, Pa., July 8 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man said Roto-Rooter workers pulled a kitten from a sewer two days after he rescued the feline's siblings.

Ron Swidorski, 59, of Finleyville, said his wife noticed a dead cat by the roadside Monday and heard cries coming from the sewer, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Thursday.

Swidorski said he was able to save two of the three kittens using a fishing rod but the third feline eluded him for two days, leading a local family to call Roto-Rooter to help.

Giovanni Gulli, 35, a manager for Roto-Rooter, said workers used a motorized camera to track the kitten's movements through the sewer before deciding which pipe they needed to access.

Swidorski said he has already decided on a name for the kitten.

"How about Lucky?" he said. "Lucky's a good name."

© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Miss Colombia hopeful disqualified for showing underboob
2
See the 4-inch dog that may be England's smallest
3
Stolen Obama statue discovered with six-pack of Twisted Tea in Pa. park
4
Video shows aquarium beluga either playing with children or begging for help
5
Watch outraged parent rip Calif. school district for 'forcing' special needs students to recycle
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback