UNITED KINGDOM – Four kittens have recently been named after Tottenham firefighters who rescued a pregnant cat who gave birth in a fireplace.
A fire crew was called to Wood Green after a pregnant cat stuck on a roof of a house on Tintern Road became distressed.
Upon seeing the firefighter the cat, whose name is Binky, shot all the way down the chimney and hid behind the fireplace in the house.
The firefighters had to very carefully and cautiously remove the fireplace in the house to rescue the sooty mum and her litter of kittens.
Tottenham watch manager, Jim McPartland, said:“The cat was in distress and had hidden itself behind the fireplace.
“We carefully removed the fireplace and rescued Binky and her four kittens.
“The owner said they are going to name the kittens Ron, Chris, Pete and Jim after us.
One member of the Tottenham fire station attended the call-out, which Mr McPartland described as “a purrfect rescue”.