‘Hero cat’ leads rescuers to injured 83-year-old owner


BODMIN, England (WJW) — An elderly woman who had fallen down an embankment was rescued thanks to her cat, Piran.

According to police in Bodmin, England, the 83-year-old woman had fallen 70 feet down a very steep embankment that was difficult to access.

A passerby happened to hear the woman’s cat meowing in a large field near her home.

Safety crews were called and were able to hoist the woman back up into the field on a stretcher. She was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

The department wrote on Facebook: “Piran the cat saved the day!”

They added: “Whilst the lady concerned is still currently receiving care, she is in good spirits and is being well looked after.”

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