Police officer gives treed cat a piggyback ride

By Ben Hooper
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March 14 (UPI) -- A car that stranded itself high up a Colorado tree got a piggyback ride back down to the ground by a climbing police officers.

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office and the Florence Police Department responded Wednesday to a tree where a cat had climbed a tree and become stranded.


Sheriff's Sgt. Richards filmed video while the cat got a ride back to the ground on police Sgt. Slattery's shoulders.

Richards said Slattery performed the rescue because he is also a volunteer firefighter and has "waaaay longer arms."

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