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: Mother Of 18-Year-Old Yahsinn Robinson, Killed Near Willingboro Home, Speaks Out Following Arrests Of 2 Men In Connection To Murder
The call came on Saturday and for an hour, Hughes worked to free the animal.READ MORE: Philadelphia Citywide Coalition Project Putting Boots On Ground To Help Battle Rising Gun Violence Among City's Young
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: Philadelphia Police: Mantua Shooting Leaves 18-Year-Old Man Hospitalized
“Our new furry friend was uninjured and remains with all 9 lives intact.”