Firies help cat come un­stuck

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

A CAT is lucky to be alive af­ter it got trapped in a tiny gap be­tween two build­ings in Townsville.

RSPCA in­spec­tor Frank Be­ber­nitz said fire­fight­ers were called to help free the male black and white cat from be­tween the build­ings in Walker St in the city’s CBD about 11am yes­ter­day.

“( The) gap was es­ti­mated 125mm wide and about 2.2m deep,” Mr Be­ber­nitz said.

He said the cat had pres­sure sores on both of its hips and may have been trapped for a while.

Mr Be­ber­nitz said the cat would not have been freed without help from fire­fight­ers.

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