NAMPA, Idaho (CNN/KBOI) - An Idaho cat named Fritz is back with its owners after being stuck on a utility pole for three days.
"She's more than a cat. She's my best friend," said Orville Thrall.
They couldn't get help from the fire department because of live wires, and Idaho Power said it was against their policy. So Orville's daughter Kayla got her friends involved. Neighbors called called everyone they could, even the mayor's office. They also posted about the cat on Facebook before Idaho Power decided to help.
"This did seem to be an extreme situation and we're happy to help our customers and rescue a family pet," said Kevin Winslow, Idaho Power spokesperson.
But getting Fritz down turned into a hairy situaton. The cat climbed higher after being spooked. So Idaho Power had to cut electricity to the top line and soon after Fritz was back in loving arms.
First responders helped ring in the holidays at the 45th annual Howard-Suamico Christmas Parade.
Christmas is just two and half weeks away, and kids and families are getting into the holiday spirit.
Single digit temps around the area caused problems in the Fox Valley Saturday morning.
The frigid temperatures forced some area communities to cancel their weekend Christmas celebrations. But New London braved the cold for its annual Holiday of Wonder Parade.
Maybe it's the weather. Maybe it's all of the injuries, but many Packers fans are saying "no thanks," to this weekend's Packers game.
With only a little snow on the ground in places, snowmobilers are ready for more. In the Lakewood area, trails are not yet open, but clubs are gearing up for an early start to the season.