Madison firefighters help rescue cat stuck in tree on city’s north side

MADISON, Wis. — A group of firefighters jumped into action to help rescue a cat from a tree on Madison’s north side Monday morning.

The city’s fire department said the curious cat climbed up the tree on Barnett Street on Saturday and wouldn’t come down. Firefighters and Public Health Madison & Dane County’s Animal Services Office were able to rescue the cat on Monday using tall ladders.

The cat was not hurt and was safely returned home.