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UPDATE: Crews Return to Rescue Cat; Cat Already Gone

UPDATE: DAYTON -- The cat stuck for two days in a downtown storm drain is gone.

The Humane Society returned this morning to try another rescue, but were unable to find him.

Yesterday police and firefighters had not been able to entice the cat out, and the grate was cemented to the ground.

"They find their way in, they find their way out.  They use these storm drains for shelter.  There's plenty to eat down there.  They can hunt, and then they can go back for shelter," explains Sheila Marquis with the Humane Society of Greater Dayton.

The Humane Society says they'll keep an eye on the grate to see if the cat returns.



Earlier coverage:

UPDATE: After several people, including a Dayton police lieutenant and a Humane Society officer came out to try to rescue the stuck kitty, efforts have stopped for tonight.

But, Humane Officers will be back out in the morning, when the cat will hopefully be more calm and less frightened.

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DAYTON -- ABC22/FOX45 crews are working right now with a Dayton woman to try to get a cat rescued from a drain on Vista View, which is in downtown Dayton.

The woman called us to say the feline had been stuck in the drain for a couple days, and she'd tried the fire department and water department, without success.

Our crews are making calls, trying to get the kitty rescued.  We'll keep you up to date on their progress.

 
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