Cop responds to call and finds cat stuck in garage door: Once owner returns, heart-rending truth is exposed

Everyone who has pets knows how important they are; they can become an integral part of our lives and important family members.
But it’s not just pet owners who try to protect their animals from danger, even the emergency services will do all their can to help an animal in need.

Deputy Mike Scott from Louisiana’s Ascension Parish Police District received a call about a cat who had got itself into a difficult situation. When he arrived at the address in question, he wasn’t quite prepared for the sight that greeted him.

“Never in all of my years was I prepared to encounter what I saw upon my arrival,” Deputy Scott said in a statement that was shared on  Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

He saw the end of a cat hanging from the top of a garage door, and could not believe his eyes There were already several neighbors and construction workers there attempting to assist.

Thanks to Deputy Scott’s many years of experience, he immediately knew what he had to do to safely free the cat. Together they all helped to remove part of the garage door to make a space for the cat to escape.

“Never in all of my years was I prepared to encounter what I saw upon my arrival…"UNBELIEVABLE: This is what…

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Devastated by flood

After a few hours the cat’s owner returned and couldn’t believe what had happened to her precious pet, exclaiming,  “Oh my God, Bella!”

The post exclaimed how important this rescue was for her owner after the neighborhood had experienced a trying time of late.

“After speaking with the homeowner further, Deputy Scott learned that most of the residents in the Autumnview neighborhood were devastated by the recent August flood and all of the neighbors had become close in the past four months,” the post read.

It continued: “The homeowner told Deputy Scott that he received four feet of water in his residence and he left earlier that day to get some lumber for repairs and Bella must have been sleeping on the garage door and he did not notice when he left.”

The cat managed to escape this particular ordeal with no injuries, proving yet again that cat’s really do have nine lives.

APSO deputy saves cat trapped in garage doorOn Wednesday, December 29, 2016, Deputy Mike Scott (retired captain)…

Posted by Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office on Friday, 6 January 2017

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