It was a lucky escape for a kitten in the capital today thanks to the sniffing power of a curious dog, a cat rescue group and Dublin Fire Brigade.
Dublin Fire Brigade save kitten trapped in wall in Finglas thanks to sniffing power of curious dog
The adorable baby cat got into some bother earlier today when it got stuck in a wall cavity in Finglas.
Thanks to some quick thinking by North Dublin Cat Rescue, they got DFB on the scene to help with the situation.
It was smiles all round as adorable 'Ralphie' was saved by the C Watch crew based in the Finglas station.
He's in purrfect health following the ordeal, which began when Ralphie was sniffed out by a dog named Mac.
North Dublin Cat Rescue said: "Ralphie is out of the wall guys safe now thanks to all the lads in Finglas fire station for all their help and quick response.
"We want to say a special thank you to Karen's dog Mac who scented the kitten in the wall and kept barking till he got someone’s attention."
While Dublin Fire Brigade added: "Heart-warming rescue this afternoon in Finglas by our Finglas C Watch crew. A kitten fell in to a wall cavity and was unable to escape.
"The team from North Dublin Cat Rescue rang us for help. Ralphie is none the worse of his predicament and is in purrfect health."
Great work by everyone involved, no doubt Ralphie is ready for a nice sleep after all the excitement!