GR8 Job: Officer goes way above and beyond to rescue family’s furry friend

GR8 Job: Officer goes way above and beyond to rescue family’s furry friend
Officer Trayce Williams and the kitten back down on the ground. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - When they’re sworn in, Jonesboro police officers vow to protect and serve all residents. Even those with four paws.

Officer Trayce Williams may be new to the uniform, but like a seasoned veteran of the force, he went above and beyond…way above…to rescue a furry neighbor in need.

The kitten voiced its displeasure at being stuck up a tree.
The kitten voiced its displeasure at being stuck up a tree. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

A family found their kitten stuck in a tree Wednesday afternoon and needed help getting it down, according to a social media post.

A passing construction crew stopped and offered Williams the use of their ladder to aid in the impromptu rescue.

Officer Williams, using a ladder borrowed from a passing construction crew, went up to bring the kitty back down to earth.
Officer Williams, using a ladder borrowed from a passing construction crew, went up to bring the kitty back down to earth. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

Up he went, and down came the little gray tabby in his arms.

Officer Williams handing the truant tabby back to its family.
Officer Williams handing the truant tabby back to its family. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

GR8 Job, Officer Williams. You’re a hero among your fellow feline friends and their families.

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Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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