Action News reporter Sheldon Ingram took the station’s slogan literally today when he and a cameraman went to the scene of a cat in distress and he rescued the animal himself.
WTAE2 reporter Sheldon Ingram and crew went to the South Strabane PA home of Johanna Carr today for a feature on Ms. Carr’s cat Moo, who the family says had been stuck 40 ft. up a tree in a wooded area behind their home for 8 days without food or water. The fire department was called but declined to help because their trucks could not access the area.
A neighbor brought over a 2o foot ladder and up went Mr. Ingram. He was able to lure Moo down the final 15 feet beyond the ladder ith Moo’s favorite treats and all ended well.
We assume that greater Pittsburgh has had rain recently, so the cat could at least drink rainwater from the leaves.
Photos from WTAE
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what a wonderful man! =))
Bless his heart – what a great guy! Is he single?! 🙂
The Fire Department should be ashamed.
Way to go! Impressive
gee, the fire department could have done what this guy did? Is there a clip of the rescue? How come they didn’t call an arborist? Anyway, cuddles for the Action news guy. Yay!
Awww, God bless this reporter~! Seriously, It’s just terrific what he did~! He literally saved this pretty kitty’s life~!!!!!!!!!! Thank you from the bottom of my heart :*)
Even in a tie~!!!!!!!!!!! God bless him very much, huge thank you~!
Couldn’t access the area??? Bunch of BS….
What, the firefighters couldn’t get one of their ladders and walk back there and do what this reporter did? Sheesh. I bet they’re red in the face.
That’s great. Way to go Mr Ingram!!
Sheldon Ingram YOU ARE AWESOME! !!! WAY TO GO!!!:)
Those firefighters needs to get a longer ladder! !! Good grief! !!
What a lovely man!
Look at that last picture, of little Moo with a mouthful of food! What a happy ending, a great man.
Awwww it takes a real man to rescue a kitty! Great job Mr. Ingram
This gave me goosebumps ! Way to go, Mr. Ingram! You’re a good man!!!<3 "LOVE"!!
With all due respect to our much appreciated firefighters, really? If this had been a human stuck up the tree, would they still not have had the means? Props to you Mr. Ingram, you totally rock!
what a guy!!! and f**ck the fire department. what a bunch of lazy bastards. and this guy did it in a tie! 😀 what a man!
FIREFIGHTERS COULD NOT GET TO THAT AREA OR DID NOT WANT TO? WHAT IF IT HAD BEEN A PERSON THAT NEEDED RESCUE IN THAT AREA? MAYBE THEY SHOULD GET A PLAN HOW TO GET THERE IF THEY ARE NEEDED YA THINK? GLAD FOR THAT MAN WHO STEPPED IN, A MAN UNTRAINED COULD GET THERE BUT NOT THE TRAINED GUYS GIVE ME A BREAK! 8 DAYS POOR CAT.