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Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey

The “feisty feline” has been passed over to the care of DSCPA.

Dublin Fire Brigade Source: Twitter/@DubFireBrigade

DUBLIN FIREFIGHTERS HAVE rescued a cat from drowning after it got into difficulty on the banks of the Liffey this afternoon.

Members of the Dublin Fire Brigade trained as rescue swimmers went out on a boat to save the cat, who was stranded out near Burgh Quay.

You can watch filmed footage of the rescue here:

The Tara Street firefighters were able to place what they called “the soggy moggy” into a pet carrier and pass the “feisty feline” over to the care of DSCPA.

Cat firefighters Source: Twitter/@DubFireBrigade

The black and white beauty doesn’t look too happy, but what cat would be after being submerged in water?

Good thing the well-known cat-rescuers, aka firefighters, were on hand to pluck the cat from harm’s way (although this time it wasn’t from a tree).

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