NC woman gets stuck in drain trying to rescue cat

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CARY, N.C. — Diane Pimpinello said she heard an echoing meowing sound outside her house and saw a cat stuck in the storm drain. She called animal control, but grew anxious waiting, and that’s when she decided to crawl into the storm drain and follow after it.

Listen to the 911 call to animal control here:

Pimpinello crawled through the drain – which she describes as a tunnel maze, only a couple of feet tall. She was afraid the cat was hurt, or stuck, but she, not the little feline would be the one stuck in the pipes below.

“I said ‘well I got to get him, I got to get him. He’s hurt,'” Pimpinello said. “So I started crawling through all the tunnels and it’s like a great big maze down there, and I don’t know where I was going but I was determined I was going to do everything to save this little guy.”

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