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Local Heroes Save Crying Kitten That Had Her Head Stuck in a Dumpster

Posted in Cat Videos - On: November 28, 2023 - Author:  Jan Travell
Posted in Cat Videos 
Last Updated: November 28, 2023  
Author:  Jan Travell

In a heartwarming twist of fate, a tiny kitten found herself in a precarious situation with her head trapped in a drainage hole of a dumpster.

Most likely in search of food, this little orange and white kitten faced a potentially tragic ordeal if not for the compassion of some unexpected heroes.

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When Gary, a delivery driver in Ireland, was on his rounds, he heard desperate meows coming from a dumpster.

It didn't take long for Gary to realize that the little kitty's head was completely stuck in the drainage hole.

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Nearby was a skilled engineer with the necessary tools so he was quickly summoned to the scene.

Together, they embarked on a delicate and thoughtful rescue mission.

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With great care, the engineer skilfully cut around the dumpster to free the trapped kitten. However, the ordeal wasn't over as a piece of plastic was stuck fast around the kitten's neck. 

Cradling the frightened feline gently, he employed another tool to painstakingly and precisely remove the remaining obstruction. At last, the kitten was liberated!

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Upon her release, the kitten darted away, likely in search of her mother, who was probably close by.

Gary says, "There is an abundance of stray cats living in areas like this. So I always try to give them some extra food."

He's a total hero in my books!

This rescue serves as a heartwarming testament to the power of individuals coming together to aid an animal in distress.

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A bystander expressed their gratitude, stating,

"Thanks to the gentlemen who took the time to work together to help this kitten and to the engineer who took the time to use his skills to free the kitty. You’ve all shown such kindness and ingenuity to save a life. Bravo!"

Check out their mission in the video below:

This video shows us how everyday heroes, often overlooked, play pivotal roles in making a positive impact. 

These kind men that were going about their daily lives, stepped forward without hesitation to offer their assistance.

The compassion displayed by these men not only freed the kitten but also deeply touched the hearts of all who witnessed this remarkable act of kindness.

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About the author

Jan Travell is a lifelong cat owner and a feline expert. She's been the Cats and Kittens lead editor from the start. She lives in rural France with her two rescue cats, Tigerlily and Mr.Gee. Her senior kitty, Ducati, passed over the rainbow bridge recently at the ripe old age of 22.

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