A quick thinking cat takes credit(deservedly) for saving the life of his 83-year-old owner. The smart feline kept meowing until led the rescuers to the woman, who had been fallen down into a 70ft ravine, in Cornwall, England.
The worried neighbors alerted the authorities, after they’ve noticed the senior woman was missing for hours. A rescue unit from the Bodmin Police arrived at the scene and started the searching. Shortly after they got an helping hand from an unexpected source. A passerby just heard a cat meowing loudly nearby and tipped the officers.
Turns out the persistent cat was Piran, the missing woman’s furry friend. Thanks to him, his owner was saved in time. The 83-year-old woman was found in a very condition, even though she feel into a ravine and got stuck there, due to the “incredibly difficult access and uneven terrain,” BBC News reported.
The fire crew eventually managed to pull up the senior lady, using a stretcher and then she was transported to the hospital. Though she was surprisingly unharmed and she is such “good spirits” the woman will remain under medical supervision for a few more days.
“Officers from Bodmin were tasked to conduct a search for a missing 83 year old female,” Bodin Police wrote on Facebook. “The female was located by a member of the public who had spotted the her cat, meowing in the corner of a large maize field near to her home address. The elderly female had fallen approximately 70ft down a very steep embankment, with incredibly difficult access and uneven terrain.”
The police department has later credited Piran for the rescue. “Piran the cat saved the day!” the police wrote on Facebook. The neighbors and the witnesses also hailed the heroic cat for saving the 83-year-old lady. “It’s a massive ‘well done’ to all the emergency services who worked together and to Piran,” one of the witnesses told BBC News. “The outcome could have been a lot worse.”