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Suffolk cops rescue feral cat from Yaphank storm drain

Yaphank resident Lisa Pristak, left, stands with

Yaphank resident Lisa Pristak, left, stands with Officer Derek Siddall, who helped rescue a cat from a storm drain in Yaphank on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Credit: SCPD

A feral cat that fell into a storm drain in Yaphank was rescued Saturday by Suffolk County police officers.

Officers Derek Siddall and Anthony Coles, who responded to the call at about 12:40 p.m., removed the grate covering the drain on Lincoln Road and lowered a pet carrier with a rope, police said.

When the cat entered the carrier, officers pulled it up. They then released the feline.

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