February 10th, 2018 14:42 EST
Dude Falsely Reports a Fire to Get Help for Cat Stuck in Tree? Hero or Wuss?
"Authorities say a teenager whose cat was stuck in a tree is in bigger trouble after falsely reporting a fire to attract help.
The 911 center`s operations director in Hamilton County, Tennessee, Jeff Carney, tells WRCB-TV that multiple agencies responded to what they thought was a fire Monday at the home of 18-year-old Trevor Austin Lane.
Lane`s arrest report says his cat had been stuck in the tree overnight, and he figured the fire department`s `big ladders` would be of use."
New York Post
If my cat was stuck in a tree I would consider it a catastrophe and I would caterwaul like a cat in heat until I got everybody`s attention. I could care less if my neighbors thought I was a pussy for being so worried about my kitty.
However it`s inexcusable to falsely report a fire to summon help, and Carney should be whipped with a cat o` nine tails.
If Carney had simply told the truth, the 911 operator would have contacted Animal Control to rescue his feline.
Carney was arrested and jailed on a $1,500 bond; I hope he didn`t tell his new jailbird friends why he ended up behind bars, or else they would consider him a pussy and they would be all over him like white on rice.
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