What would you do if you were at work and heard mysterious sounds? This exact scenario unfolded for the counseling staff at a Northern California high school, turning an ordinary afternoon into an unexpected animal rescue mission.
The Discovery and First Steps
Jeremiah Jones, a devoted school counselor, described the initial moments. “It was a Tuesday when we heard strange noises in the vents. Upon looking closer, we noticed kittens near the rooftop air conditioning unit,” he recounted. Quick to act, the maintenance crew set a trap and caught the mother cat by Wednesday morning. However, the kittens remained elusive. The team decided to release the mother cat, hoping she would stay close to her offspring.
As Thursday rolled around, a dedicated maintenance worker was able to rescue three of the kittens. But, the counseling staff still heard faint meows coming from the ventilation system. Undeterred, the worker climbed onto a desk, opened up the ceiling tiles, and commenced a search.
A Happy Ending for Our Furry Friends
The ensuing moments were nothing short of miraculous. “Our incredible maintenance man, Jake, located and safely removed two additional kittens from the ceiling,” Jones said, unable to contain his pride. Remarkably, all the kittens were in good health.
“These kittens were hungry and didn’t hesitate to make their needs known as they were being rescued,” Jones observed. Once their health was confirmed, local families eagerly adopted the kittens.
Thanks to the quick thinking and tireless efforts of both the counseling and maintenance staff, these little felines are now safe in their new homes. If mysterious meows are ever heard again, you can bet that this heroic team will know just what to do.