The Daily Edge uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 24 March, 2018

After 3 days stuck in a frozen drainpipe, this cat has a nice warm home

Piper was ‘muddy, emaciated and hypothermic’. But he made it!


Piper spent at least three days stuck in a frozen drainpipe in the town of Findlay, Ohio as freak low temperatures swept across the northern United States.

Source: AP

A local heard Piper’s cries on Wednesday. People tried to lure him our with by calling, offering tuna, and even using a smartphone app that meowed.

It wasn’t until Friday that groundskeepers at a school cut through the pipe, freeing the male cat.

Piper was muddy, emaciated and hypothermic when he was rescued. He had a broken leg.

Source: AP

There were also other injuries that suggest he’d had a rough time. One vet treating him said: “If they truly have nine lives, he probably has three left.”

However, Piper is now safe. He hasn’t been claimed yet, but a number of people have volunteered to adopt him if no owner comes forward – meaning he’ll definitely be headed to a new home.

Source: AP

Master-thief dog rearranges furniture to steal chicken nuggets>

Students react amazingly when their teacher starts breakdancing>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Associated Press

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

Leave a commentcancel

Trending Tags