Cat that spent a week in Mass. tree foundJanuary 3, 2013 @ 8:15 am
MARION, Mass. (AP) - A stray cat that spent at least a week stuck in a Massachusetts tree before plunging 80 feet to the ground and fleeing has been found, and all things considered, appears to be in good health.
A Marion Animal Hospital veterinarian said Wednesday it's "unbelievable" that the cat dubbed Fortunate has just a couple of pulled muscles and a possible parasitic infection.
The cat was spotted in a Rochester, Mass., tree on Christmas Eve. Several rescue attempts failed before firefighters cut the branch it was perched on Sunday. Cat shelter founder Pam Robinson finally trapped the skittish feline on Tuesday.
Robinson tells The Standard Times ( http://bit.ly/Wngz47) she will keep the cat for a few weeks so it can regain weight before putting it up for adoption.
Information from: The (New Bedford, Mass.) Standard-Times, http://www.southcoasttoday.com
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