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Firefighters rescue dog that chased cat up tree, got stuck

Posted at 12:35 PM, Dec 17, 2019

LATHROP, Calif. – It’s a common trope for firefighters to rescue cats from trees, but you rarely hear of dogs getting into that kind of sticky situation.

However, that was the case for a German Shepard in Northern California on Saturday.

The Lathrop Manteca Fire District says the pup chased a cat up a tree and then found itself stuck in the high branches.

Luckily, firefighters with the department’s Engine 35 were called to the scene and managed to rescue the dog.

Once on solid ground, the crews provided oxygen and water to the adventurous pup.

“Glad to hear that all turned out well for this pooch, and we are all pretty sure he’ll think twice about chasing cats up the next tree...nice work Engine 35!” wrote the fire department.