As a nation of animal lovers, we can see the value of life; not just when it comes to our fellow species, but when it comes to the animal kingdom as well.
So when a kitten was found with its head stuck in a piston in Aransas Pass (USA), local firefighters volunteered to help the stricken animal.
A member of the public had knocked on the doors of the fire station and asked for the firefighter’s help.
It should be pointed out here, that had an emergency call (involving humans) of been sent to the station, then the firefighters would have responded.
But as they were waiting for their next call, they could not send the male who was asking for help and the kitten away.
And having seen the kitten with its head stuck in the piston, and the serious condition of the feline, they wanted to help.
The heroic firefighters weren’t sure how long the kitten had been stuck. But judging by the appearance of the feline, then they guest that it was at least a couple of days.
The kitten had become extremely skinny, and it was evident that, unless the kitten was rescued straight away, then it would almost certainly die.
The kitten looked on as if she knew that the firefighters were trying to help, as they figured out a way to try and get her head out of the piston.
The compassion and empathy shown by the firefighters throughout their rescue attempt was touching.
And thankfully, the story has a happy ending – check out the video below:
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