Do cats genuinely get stuck up trees? I doubt it.

I am happy up here. Please leave me alone and I’ll come down when I am good and ready. Thank you.

I am going to challenge the general consensus constantly repeated on the internet in hundreds of thousands of articles that domestic cats can get stuck up trees because they don’t have the ability to get down. Does that sound strange to you? How did nature over millions of years of Darwinian evolution fail so …

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Sweet mackerel tabby cat clings onto man’s leg and cries during tree rescue

Tabby cat cries out and clings on when rescued from a tree

See some interesting links to cats falling at the end of the article. The interesting aspect of this rescue is that the cat was not very high up unless the man had climbed a good distance up the tree which I don’t think happened. This indicates to me that this is a timid cat …

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Nice guy worried about his cat stuck in tree gets stuck himself

Nice guy worried about his cat stuck in a tree got stuck himself when he tried to rescue him

What I love about this video is the care, professionalism and attention to detail exercised by the Tulsa Fire Department. I bet they just turned up without a complaint and got the guy down really nicely and safely because I’m sure he was frightened, and then they went home, job done. I also feel …

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Cat stuck in tree falls about 50 feet to ground when tree surgeon cuts branch

Tree surgeon cuts branch forcing cat stuck in tree to fall to the ground

This is a novel way to ‘rescue’ a cat stuck up a tree. They must have run out of ideas because the video clearly shows the tree surgeon cutting off the branch on which the cat is perched. She falls a long way to the ground. About 50 feet I’d guess. As the cat …

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Wild cats never get stuck in trees but domestic cats do

Cat in tree. Is she stuck?

I have never read, either on the internet or in a book, about a species of wild cat being stuck up a tree. It doesn’t happen in my opinion because any wild cat species is more in tune with nature. They’ve evolved to be great climbers and evolution is precise. Nature would not have …

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