Drone help called for in La Palma

Dogs and cats must have animal ID in Spain from 2022. Image: Pixabay

Drone help called for in La Palma to rescue a cat that is trapped due to lava.

Animal rights organisation Leales.org is calling for help to rescue a trapped cat. The cat is trapped in an empty pond that is surrounded by lava. The cat is trapped in the El Paraiso neighbourhood in the La Palma municipality of El Paso. The animal organisation is calling for a drone or another way to rescue the animal.

The charity hopes that at least a drone could be used to provide food to the animal.

Leales.org took to Twitter to share the desperate need of the animal. They released a video showing the horrible situation that the cat is in. The organisation also released the coordinates of the cat’s location in the hope that someone could help.

The video released by the organisation shows the cat is unable to escape. They hope that a drone could be used to feed the animal until volcanic activity stops.

According to Leales.org, the empty pond which the cat is in is completely surrounded by lava. They believe that only an aerial rescue can be used.

The call for help from the organisation originally came on Friday. They recently posted again to say that they were hopeful that a Military Emergency Unit drone could deliver food and water to the trapped animal.

 


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    • CECILIA CRIMMINS

      13 October 2021 • 20:05

      Hello Alex, Thank you for printing the news of the poor cat. I expect they will drop some food by drone like they are doing for at least 3 dogs that are unable to escape because of the lava. I am watching and following the volcano, all the animals rescued and the poor people who have lost everything. Very sad for them. I am watching from South Wales. Best wishes and take care in you adopted homeland. I will bookmark this page this very instant. Off now to watch Emmerdale! Regards Celia

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    • CECILIA CRIMMINS

      13 October 2021 • 20:05

      Hello Alex, Thank you for printing the news of the poor cat. I expect they will drop some food by drone like they are doing for at least 3 dogs that are unable to escape because of the lava. I am watching and following the volcano, all the animals rescued and the poor people who have lost everything. Very sad for them. I am watching from South Wales. Best wishes and take care in you adopted homeland. I will bookmark this page this very instant. Off now to watch Emmerdale! Regards Celia

      Reply

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