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The cat in the tree

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We’ve all heard of the fictional story of The Cat in the Hat. But cat in the tree? That’s a true story.

Sandy Powell has been worried about a cat that’s been stuck up in her neighbor’s tree for the past three days.

No one in her Bradley Creek neighborhood knows whom the cat belongs to.

Powell’s tried everything she can think of to get the cat down, but with no luck. The cat just continues to hold on for dear life about 70 feet above the ground.

“I’ve posted on Craigslist, Facebook, I called all the tree companies, I called animal control, I called the fire department and they said we’re in the city limits and they don’t do cat rescues anymore. So this poor cat sits in a tree for the 3rd day in a row… probably hungry, scared, thirsty and I’m worried about it and I don’t even know whose cat it is,” Sandy said.

The cat has a collar and a tag, so apparently it is not a stray. Powell said everybody in Wilmington is worried about azaleas this weekend, but she’s more concerned about the cat in the tree.

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We’ve all heard of the fictional story of The Cat in the Hat. But cat in the tree? That’s a true story.

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