LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two Louisville Water Company employees called Metro Animal Services on Tuesday with an unusual request for help.

Chad Harper and Jimmy Stone responded to repair a broken fire hydrant, but when they looked into the hole created by a car crash, they saw an orange tabby kitten trapped five feet below the road.

Harper and Stone called Metro Animal Services, and a sergeant was able to use a special tool to rescue the kitten, according to a news release from Louisville Water Company Vice President Kelley Dearing Smith.

Watch the video of the rescue above, courtesy of the water company.

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