This woman was wasting police time despite the fact that she became flustered. It is understandable that a person can become flustered if a cat wanders into their home because some people are frightened of cats. However, they are making a big mistake if they call 999 which is an emergency phone number which means it can only be used for emergencies. The police get lots of nuisance calls and time wasting calls. Some people, however, would probably agree that she did the right thing. In fact a poll began by the police force in question resulted in 10% of but discipline’s saying that calling the police was all right.