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Waukesha boy rescued after getting head stuck in a cat scratching post

Waukesha boy rescued after getting head stuck in a cat scratching post
Posted at 5:01 PM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-20 11:17:43-05

A Waukesha boy had to be rescued by firefighters after getting his head stuck in a cat scratching post.

Cynthia Olson posted photos of her son's rescue to the Catspotting Society group on Facebook.

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Olson said her son had to be removed from the post by the Waukesha Fire Department.

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"Our son is absolutely fine," Olson wrote on the post. "I tried desperately to get him out myself but I’m a little vertically challenged and could not lift him straight up and turn his head and wiggle it out all at the same time alone."

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According to Olson, the firefighters got a kick out of the situation and did a phenomenal job in saving the boy.

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