Cats are well-known climbers. They can easily climb up a tree but sometimes, they’re not really good at getting back down.
Firefighters are often called out to help stuck cats off a tree. However, in this story, the firefighters of the Lathrop Manteca Fire District came across something unusual.
It turned out that a German Shepherd became a little too ambitious when he was chasing a cat. The cat climbed up a tree and the German Shepherd followed, which got him stuck. Firefighters were quite surprised by the call and although they were concerned about the safety of the two animals, they couldn’t help but chuckle a bit over the German Shepherd’s predicament.
When the firefighters arrived, the German Shepherd was looking quite sheepishly. He probably wondered how he got himself in trouble after chasing a cat. It was clear that the dog got a little too confident about his climbing abilities not really thinking about how he could get back down.
Lucky for the German Shepherd, the firefighters were used to saving animals from this kind of situation. They placed a ladder against the trunk and the brave firefighters climbed up and secured the scared and confused German Shepherd. After the firefighters got the German Shepherd safely on the ground, they gave the shaken pooch some water and also some oxygen to be on the safe side.
The dog survived his unusual ordeal and his rescuers hope that this teaches him to think twice before chasing a cat or any other animal up a tree. The German Shepherd was eventually returned to his worried owner. He was quite happy to see his human owner, and also to safely be back on the ground where he belonged. Here’s a hilarious video showing how the firefighters rescued the overconfident German Shepherd that got stuck up a tree.
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