Written by Monkey Woods

Thursday, 12 April 2018


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Fire crews rushed to the scene of a 'major incident' in the Mannigham area of Bradford late yesterday, when a cat became stuck in a tree, and had its owner 'worried to pieces', it's been rumoured.

The cat, Major, had climbed the horse chestnut tree in the garden of his home, and could not summon up the courage to climb down again. His owner, Ethel Mingthorpe, 78, tried encouraging him down with a fish, but Major decided to stay put, knowing that help would be on its way soon.

Indeed, help WAS on its way, due to the quick thinking of Ethel's neighbour, Betty Bumsthwaite, 73, who told us:

"Major's a naughty cat - I've always said that. Always getting into scrapes, pinching things, chasing mice, climbing trees, that sort of thing. He'd probably seen a bird or summat."

Betty, it was, who'd had the presence of mind to call in the experts, and she dialled 999 in the blink of an eye. Chief Fire Officer Bill Cuthbert-Dibble-Grubb takes up the story:

"We're not really supposed to be dealing with shit like this, but, as we were in a quiet period, we thought we'd mosey on over and save the moggy in the tree. It only took 15 minutes, and the old bag made us all a cup of tea afterwards, along with some Chocolate Digestives."

Major was recovering at home last night, playing with a ball of woo.

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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