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FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« on: May 16, 2017, 02:00:33 AM »
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Cop-Stuck-in-Tree-Rescue-Cat-FDNY-Queens-Bayside-207267551.html

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FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« on: May 16, 2017, 02:00:33 AM »

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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2017, 03:34:04 AM »
That also happened years ago in Queens if I'm not mistaken and in that area as well.

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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2017, 10:19:09 AM »
File under "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished".

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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2017, 06:16:41 PM »
This happened 4 years ago. #notfakenewsjustoldnews

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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2017, 07:35:40 PM »
May 14, 1913 NY Post

FDNY rescues cop stuck in tree saving cat. Got it?  By Dana Sauchelli
May 14, 2013 | 4:00am

"An entire unit of laughing firefighters rescued an NYPD cop who got trapped in a tree yesterday — after the officer climbed up to save a scared cat and couldn’t get back down, officials said. NYPD veteran Dane Natto and his partner responded to frantic 911 calls about a black and white stray feline in the boughs across from PS 213 in Oakland Gardens, Queens.

In front of a crowd of elementary-school students, Natto climbed the tree — but every time he got close to the cat, it scampered up beyond his reach, witnesses said. “When the officer went up, the cat moved farther away from the trunk . . . There was no way he could get it,” said a witness, Jeff Yu, 22. Once Natto was 30 feet in the air, he called off the chase — and yelled to his partner that he couldn’t get back down. “We looked out the window, and we saw the cop inside the tree — sitting,” said Luna Giuong, 19.  “[His] partner was laughing at him,” she added.

Then Natto’s colleague put out a call for assistance from the FDNY. Sources said dispatchers asked him to repeat what was going on — since they couldn’t believe what they were hearing. When firefighters arrived, “they didn’t go straight to helping him,” Giuong said. “They all gathered around and laughed at him. They took their time just crowding around. It seemed the officer was njoying himself.” After the ribbing, the firefighters used a ladder to climb the tree — and grabbed the quivering cat first. Then a smiling Natto climbed down the ladder — and the schoolkids broke out in applause. The embarrassing ordeal took about 30 minutes.

“The Fire Department seemed to be having a good time with it,” Yu said. “[And] the officer seemed like he was having a good time.” The cat was taken to a local veterinarian. And other than his ego, Natto was unbruised.

“Everybody’s fine,” said FDNY spokesman Jim Long."

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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2017, 07:38:23 PM »
June 11, 2015  Firefighting News

"According to the New York Post, Veteran Police Officer Dane Natto and his partner arrived on the scene near a Queens elementary school just letting out, after receiving 911 calls from local residents about a cat stuck up in a tree. 

Natto climbed up to get the cat, but the furry feline saw the cop coming and climbed higher.   Natto followed. But finally, the officer admitted defeat. He then realized that he, too, was stuck in the tree—some 30 feet off the ground.

As time passed and the audience around the scene grew, Natto's partner finally called for FDNY assistance but not before getting a good laugh.

When firefighters did arrive, “they didn’t go straight to helping him,” a witness said. “They all gathered around and laughed at him. They took their time just crowding around. It seemed the officer was enjoying himself.”

The officers and residents all got a good laugh from the incident and Natto seemed to be a pretty good sport.  Finally after about 30 minutes, the firefighters used a ladder to save the cat first. Natto then used the ladder to climb down. His descent was greeted with applause from the crowd."


http://www.firefightingnews.com/firefighters-rescue-cop-cat-from-tree-in-ny/

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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2017, 10:33:49 PM »
I smell another NY Post/Murdoch scandal brewing here.  And it broke on NYCFIRE.NET!!!

Maybe there really is "fake news" circulating out there.

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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2017, 11:14:39 AM »
I smell another NY Post/Murdoch scandal brewing here.  And it broke on NYCFIRE.NET!!!

Maybe there really is "fake news" circulating out there.

There's a significant difference in my mind between old news and fake news. While I agree that NBC News was wrong to report this (unless there was another instance, and apparently there wasn't), at least the incident really happened.  Our beloved (? ? ?) president seems to think that things that really happened didn't . . . BIG difference.
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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2017, 05:15:58 PM »
In all my years I have never seen a cat skeleton in a tree.   

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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2017, 05:38:16 PM »
In all my years I have never seen a cat skeleton in a tree.

You've got that right. ;)  My son, who is an arborist tree climber, was called to a house this spring, and asked to rescue a cat that was about 95 feet up a huge oak.  He told the homeowner to put an opened can of tuna at the base of the tree, and walk away.  Worked like a charm. ;D
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Re: FDNY Rescues Cop Stuck in Tree Trying to Rescue Cat
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2017, 07:04:22 PM »
Put a dozen donuts on the ground and leave. The cop will get down from the tree.
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