FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Crews came to the rescue of a kitten that found itself stuck in a tight spot at the Fort Lauderdale home of an NFL player.
Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue’s feline rescue specialists responded to the residence of New York Giants cornerback Isaac Yiadom, Sunday morning.
FLFR Firefighter Mike Fitting said they received a call of a cat stuck.
When they arrived at Yiadom’s home, FLFR Capt. Matthew Green, a feline rescue expert, came up with a plan to rescue the cat.
Crews found the adorable feline stuck above the rear differential of Yiadom’s car.
Sunday morning Station 29 responded to #NYGiants Cornerback #IsaacYiadom home to rescue this kitten who had gotten stuck above the rear differential of his car. Thankfully the kitten was a lot slower and less agile than Isaac and crews were able to make a successful rescue. pic.twitter.com/RN3Up2dKAy
— FLFR PIO (@FLFR411) May 16, 2021
“The feline rescue Olympia was able to get his arm over the rear differential of the vehicle and grab hold of the kitten safely,” said Fitting.
“We took a lot of the shielding off from the underside of the vehicle, and my partners here ended up reaching in there and grabbing the cat this morning,” said Green.
In a tweet, officials wrote, “Thankfully the kitten was a lot slower and less agile than Isaac and crews were able to make a successful rescue.”
Officials said the kitten was a stray, but Yiadom ended up keeping the furry visitor.
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