Schoolboy Hears Distressed Mews From Manhole Cover, Becomes Cat Hero

On the way to school, a young boy from the county of Gloucestershire (south-west of England) responded to a cry for help… launched by a cat. The animal, stuck under a sewer grate, meowed in despair.

Around 7:45 a.m., Harry Olpin, 12, heard meowing coming from a manhole cover. The schoolboy, who was initially heading to his school, decided to take action: a life had to be saved!

Illustration of the article: A schoolboy hears meows of distress coming from a manhole cover and becomes the hero of a cat

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Alas, a car was partly parked on the thick cast iron plate, reports Gazette Series. Far from being discouraged, the boy contacted his sponsor who lived in the neighborhood. Determined to help his godson and the prisoner with the long mustacheJason Rogers tried to find the owner of the vehicle by going door to door. In vain.

Finally, the man rolled up his sleeves and managed to move the gate slightly! The opening was wide enough to allow the feline in distress to extricate itself from its trap.

Illustration of the article: A schoolboy hears meows of distress coming from a manhole cover and becomes the hero of a cat

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A gesture of humanity that did not go unnoticed

Soaked and cold, the cat luckily suffered no injury. holly rogerswife of Jasonshared the rescue on Facebook in the hope of finding the family of the survivor.

After reading the post, Louise Daviesa volunteer with an animal protection association, managed to obtain the contact details of Kerry Goodfield, his adopter! How ? Thanks to the identification chip nestled under the feline’s skin.

Illustration of the article: A schoolboy hears meows of distress coming from a manhole cover and becomes the hero of a cat

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Thus Cuddles, the twink, was able to find his loved ones and his cozy nest. ” We are very happy to have him home safe and very grateful to Jason, Holly and their godson Harry for rescuing him. “, said Kerryrelieved to be able to hug her furry friend again.

Back at home, Cuddles slept a lot. His misadventure in the sewers did not cause any trauma: the cat is doing well and has resumed his good old habits!

Illustration of the article: A schoolboy hears meows of distress coming from a manhole cover and becomes the hero of a cat

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