A Riverside man was reunited with his cat after the feline managed to get himself stuck on a razor wire last month.
The incident occurred mid-September, when the tabby cat, Surrender, was dangling from a barbed wire outside a Riverside business. The cat was freed by Riverside County Animal Control Officers Mary Salazar and Jennifer Selter.
Surrender underwent surgery to have a portion of its tail amputated after being injured in the freak accident. The barbed wire was embedded in Surrender's tail, resulting in the need for surgery.
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After 30 minutes of struggling, Salazar and Selter were finally able to free the cat.
"At first we didn't see a lot of hope for it," Salazar said in a news release. "It appeared to be struggling and in a lot of pain. Once he calmed down, he was actually very nice."
Surrender is now with his rightful owner, John Pritzlaff.