First responders save kitten in Yonkers

The family told firefighters they couldn't reach the kitten but made sure to give it food and water by sending a pot down tied with a rope.

News 12 Staff

Aug 11, 2023, 2:33 AM

Updated 319 days ago

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First responders came to the rescue of a kitten in Yonkers.  
The Yonkers Fire Department was doing routine fire prevention at a home on North Broadway on Saturday.
The family living there requested smoke alarms checks - and to rescue a trapped kitten. 
The family told firefighters they couldn't reach the kitten but made sure to give it food and water by sending a pot down tied with a rope.
Firefighter Patrick Murphy III went down a ladder to get the cat and firefighter Angelo Rojas brought it to safety.
The black and white cat has been named Tux and was adopted by the family.


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