Video: Short, Tearful Story of a Nearly-Frozen Cat Rescue

Brad Slater, Train Conductor with CN Transportation in Canada, heard the “saddest cat cry” ever while inspecting the engines.

The train was about to be on its way from Wainwright to Edmonton, with a blistering wind chill of almost -40ºC (-40ºF). The cat was literally frozen and close to death when Slater heard the cry for help. Spoiler alert: the story has a happy ending.

Meet the Author: Thomas Mulcahy

Thomas can't remember a time when his household didn't have a four-legged member of the family. When our Giant Schnauzer isn't digging around for rodents to play with, she's patiently waiting for food to drop to the floor or barking at the mailman. Thomas now swears by Schnauzers as being the best breed ever—they don't shed and they're the smartest and most entertaining dogs he's ever met. Plus the Giants make great wrestling partners.

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