Update: Has Lenwade’s incredible climbing cat finally come down from a 40ft tree?

A cat has got stuck up a tree in Lenwade. Picture: Ian Burt A cat has got stuck up a tree in Lenwade. Picture: Ian Burt

Sunday, April 6, 2014
10:03 AM

A cat stuck up 40ft up a tree in Lenwade appears to have clambered to safety, as it is no longer visible in the branches.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

A cat has got stuck up a tree in Lenwade. Picture: Ian BurtA cat has got stuck up a tree in Lenwade. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service’s urban search and rescue (USAR) team tried in vain to rescue the animal on Friday, which had been stranded for more than two days in a tree overhanging the A1067 in Lenwade, between Norwich and Fakenham.

A tin of tuna was left at the base of the trunk in the hope that the pet moggy would eventually get hungry enough to brave a return to earth.

This morning, there was no sign of the cat in the tree.

An RSPCA spokesman said: “We have had reports that the cat does not appear to be in the tree, and there is no evidence of any injury. “We don’t know exactly what has happened, but I imagine it has made its way home – it was probably very hungry.”

A spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said the RSPCA had initially called for help because it was thought the cat was stuck by his collar. But when rescuers tried to rescue him with a ladder, but he climbed further up the tree to the point where it was no longer safe to try to reach him.

The spokesman said most cats usually will come down of their own accord.

Is this your pet cat? Can you confirm if it has come home safely? Contact Chris Hill on 01362 854701 or email chris.hill@archant.co.uk.

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Norwich Evening News visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Norwich Evening News staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Forgotten your password?

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Norwich Evening News account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Homes24
Jobs24
Drive24
LocalSearch24
MyDate24
MyPhotos24
FamilyNotices24
Weddingsite

loading...

Classifieds, browse or search them online now

The Canary magazine
Order your copy of The Canary magazine

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT