ABU DHABI – The Abu Dhabi Civil Defence managed to rescue a kitten trapped on a busy street in the capital on Thursday morning.
Colonel Mohammad Abdul Jaleel Al Ansari, who is the Director General of Abu Dhabi Civil Defence, said the operation room received a call about the kitten trapped on Shaikh Zayed Street on Thursday morning.
A Civil Defence team in alliance with the Abu Dhabi Traffic Police blocked the road and rescued the kitten, he explained in a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. He went on to say that the Civil Defence always deals with such incidents seriously by upholding the humanitarian and animal welfare principles.
The video shows at least five Civil Defence workers walking on a four-lane empty street, which was blocked by them for the rescue mission and catching a black kitten who was sitting on the shoulder of the road.
After capturing the kitten, the men were seen running towards three Civil Defence trucks parked on the same road.
Heavy traffic can be seen on the other part of the road.
Literally, thousands of people have already watched the video that was originally posted on the Instagram account of Abu Dhabi Network. A representative of Abu Dhabi Network explained to Gulf News that the video was sent to them by a resident.
People have praised the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence men for the gesture.