Cat rescued from retirement village roof

Dunedin firefighters have intervened to save a cat which was stuck ‘‘all day’’ on a retirement village roof.

Station Officer Jake Wansink, of Roslyn, said they were notified about 5.30pm.

A cat at Summerset at Bishopscourt in Shetland St, Wakari, got out of one of the self-contained units and became trapped on a roof.

The cat, whose name was Levi, was rescued and returned to its owner, an elderly woman resident, who took it inside where it was nice and warm.

The owner was very appreciative and it was nice for the crew to be called to a job where they were able to help, SO Wansink said.

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokeswoman said the cat had been ‘‘up there all day’’ until it was rescued.

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