By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Cats and water don’t mix. Any cat person knows that. So when a neighborhood cat fell into the water near a sea wall in Sunny Isles Beach, Miami-Dade firefighters came to the rescue.

It happened early Friday morning around 7:49 a.m. The cat had fallen into the water and gotten stuck on the rocks under the sea wall near 296 Atlantic Isle.

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Fireboat 21 and Platform 21 responded to the scene.  Fireboat 21 deployed two divers in the water to rescue the kitty.

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Very carefully, they managed to grab the water-logged feline, which wasn’t too pleased about its predicament by the sound of its extremely loud caterwauling.

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But any kind of cat-astrophe was avoided and the cat was safely removed from the rocks and returned to its owners.

CBSMiami.com Team