Firefighters Rescue Eight Kittens From Drowning In A Storm Drain.

Firefighters rescued eight adorable little kittens from drowning in a storm drain in Sacramento, California.

The tiny kittens, each one of which has a unique color pattern, had somehow found themselves caught up in a storm drain while their mother nervously looked on.

Fortunately for the feline family, Truck Seven from the Sacramento Fire Department opened the drain, a fireman got inside and carefully lifted the kittens out, one by one.

Kittens of all stripes and colors were plucked from the storm drain on Front Street on Friday.

Firefighters Rescue Eight Kittens From Drowning In A Storm Drain.

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Eight kittens found themselves tumbling into the storm drain as they followed their mother down the street.

Firefighters Rescue Eight Kittens From Drowning In A Storm Drain.

The Truck Seven department answered the meow of the troubled kitties and delicately plucked each one out of the drain.

Firefighters Rescue Eight Kittens From Drowning In A Storm Drain.

They then reunited mama cat, who was watching the rescue from nearby, with her fur babies.

Firefighters Rescue Eight Kittens From Drowning In A Storm Drain.

The Sacramento Fire Department tweeted photos of members holding various cat rescues.

Firefighters Rescue Eight Kittens From Drowning In A Storm Drain.

The department wrote: “Anyone who follows our Twitter feed knows that pretty much every single day is #InternationalCatDay around here!”

Firefighters Rescue Eight Kittens From Drowning In A Storm Drain.

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