Cat rescued after Bedford river bridge fall
Cookie the cat fell from a bridge into the River Great Ouse in Bedford. Unable to climb to safety, she had to be rescued by the fire service using a specialist flood boat and an inflatable raft. Cookie had been missing from her home for five days before being rescued. She was taken to an RSPCA centre to be checked, dried and fed before being returned to her owners - thanks to the fact the pet was microchipped.