Cat leaps to safety, runs home after days in tree

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Posted: August 30, 2013

The Winchester Star

Fathead the cat sprints across White Post Road, on his way home after evading his rescuers Thursday morning.
Josh Case, of Case Tree LLC, inches closer to Fathead the cat with a net Thursday morning. Fathead had been in the tree for at least ten days and was about 40 feet up when Case approached. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Fathead the cat makes his way down a limb before jumping to the ground in White Post Thursday morning. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

WHITE POST — Fathead is home.

The gray-and-white cat that was stranded in a towering oak tree on White Post Road for at least 10 days is back with his family, thanks to several good Samaritans who…

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