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Cat stuck in barbed wire rescued by firefighters, Animal Protection Officers in Tucson

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Posted at 3:32 PM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 18:33:59-04

Multiple agencies assisted in the rescue of a cat Monday near in Tucson, Ajo and Mission.

According to a tweet from the Pima Animal Care Center, the cat was stuck in barbed wire.

Animal Protection Officers worked with the Tucson Fire Department to cut the wire.

The cat was freed within 20 minutes, PACC said.

PACC says the cat is now at a local clinic receiving medical care.

The officers worked with @TucsonFirePIO to cut through the thick barbed wire. With their help, the tough cat was freed within 30 minutes. pic.twitter.com/laLQoTHXsY

— Pima Animal Care (@PimaAnimalCare) May 20, 2019