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Cat Saved From Storm Grate Nightmare

Maine Cat Saved From Storm Grate Nightmare
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Boots may have spent at least one night in the grate before she was rescued.  (Photo courtesy: South Berwick Police)

Boots may have spent at least one night in the grate before she was rescued. (Photo courtesy: South Berwick Police)

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SOUTH BERWICK, Maine (CBS) – She is one cool cat. Literally.

The cat, who according to Seacoast Online is named ‘Boots,’ was found with her head stuck in storm grate in Maine on Thursday morning.

Boots, who had been missing for a week, could have been stuck for at least several hours. When found, the cat was very cold and dehydrated, according to officials at South Berwick Veterinary Hospital.

Officials worked for more than an hour to careful extract the grate from the ground. They brought the grate and cat to the vet hospital, where workers sedated the cat and removed the grate.

According to officers, the cat is doing fine. Hospital workers said she was set to be released from the hospital to her owner by the end of the day.

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