WASHINGTON - Kittens can get into some tight spaces - it's one of the things that's so cute, and frustrating, about them.
But on Friday, one feline may have broken new ground: The Anne Arundel County Fire Department was called to free a kitten from a wall.
Firefighters were called to Nolpark Court in Glen Burnie, Md., after receiving a report of a cat stuck inside a wall of an apartment.
When they got there, they heard a faint meowing, according to a statement from the fire department, but they needed a thermal imager to trace the cat's body heat and figure out where it was.
Once they found it, they cut a hole in the wall and found the kitten sitting on the fire stop. The department estimates it was no more than a few weeks old. They gave the cat to animal control officials, who took the kitten for veterinary care.
The department still doesn't know how the kitten got there.
See video of the rescue below:
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