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A Washington nonprofit is helping save cats from tall trees

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Two brothers-in-law are doing their part to rescue cats from trees in Washington state. But this isn't your normal fire department tree rescue. The west side of the state has some very tall trees that feline friends can scurry up and then have trouble getting back down.

That's where Tom Otto and Shaun Sears come in. The two professional arborists and cat lovers volunteer their time and use specialized gear to rescue cats through their project called Canopy Cat Rescue.

The daring duo posts videos and photos of their rescue missions on social media and have attracted international attention.

Otto and Sears don't charge cat owners to rescue their cats, they rely on donations to keep the project afloat. For more information on Canopy Cat Rescue, including how to help, click here: http://www.canopycatrescue.com/

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