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Ping Pong the cat rescued after falling four storeys onto flat roof

The cat was stuck on a hard to reach area of the roof.


(London Fire Brigade)

(London Fire Brigade)

(London Fire Brigade)

A cat was rescued by London firefighters after it fell four storeys onto the roof of a flat.

Ping Pong had fallen from the height on King’s Road in Chelsea and was stuck on a hard to reach area of the roof

Crews used food to entice her towards them so they could reach her and bring her down safely.

Sharing the news on Twitter, the brigade said: “Fortunately she wasn’t hurt – maybe cats do always land on their feet.”

It took 20 minutes for Ping Pong to be rescued, and she was then taken home to her owner.

A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: “We would always encourage people to call the RSPCA in the first instance if they see an animal stuck or in distress.

“Firefighters love animals too and we are always happy to assist if our specialist equipment is required, as in this case.”