Needham Market firm, BTS, save Molly the cat who had been stuck up a tree in Rickinghall for more than 24 hours

Molly reunited with her owner Francis Hull

Molly reunited with her owner Francis Hull - Credit: Archant

A cat which was stuck up a tree has been rescued and returned to its thankful owner.

BTS staff work to get Molly down

BTS staff work to get Molly down - Credit: Archant

BTS Group, based in Needham Market, received a call from a worried resident in Rickinghall, whose cat was stuck up a tree.

After two failed rescue attempts by a window cleaner and a tree surgeon, owner, Francis Hull, was referred to BTS.

Senior contracts manager, Brian Dow, tracked down the nearest members of staff equipped with a hoist for such a rescue.

Craig Hawes and Joe Ward rescued Molly the cat, who had been stuck up the tree for more than 24 hours.


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Once at the scene, it didn’t take long for Craig to rescue the pet, much to the relief of a grateful Mrs Hull who described the rescuers as “lovely young men”.

After the ordeal, Molly was said to be recovering from her experience in front of the fire.

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