WAYNE, Pa. (CBS) – As the saying goes, “curiosity killed the cat,” but luckily for a Tredyffrin Township family, police were able to save the family pet.
A Wayne family was lucky that Sgt. Brian Hughes knew just what to do when their cat found itself stuck in the garbage disposal.READ MORE: COVID In Philadelphia: City Expands Vaccine Eligibility To All Residents 16 Years And Older
The call came on Saturday and for an hour, Hughes worked to free the animal.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial: Philadelphia Officials Unveil Plans For Verdict After Urging Local Businesses To Prepare For Possible Unrest
Armed with a few tools and coconut oil, he managed to disassemble the garbage disposal and free it.
With a tongue-in-cheek reference, Tredyffrin Township Police Department posted on Facebook that the cat is fine.MORE NEWS: 'It Was All Based On Lies': Former Temple University Business Dean Moshe Porat Indicted In Rankings Scandal
“Our new furry friend was uninjured and remains with all 9 lives intact.”