Dog Kisses Maine Firefighter who Rescued Him From Roof
Usually, it’s cats that need to be rescued from high places. But this time, it was a dog.
A Rough Situation for Jasper
A husky from Wells, Maine, got into a rough situation last weekend when he crawled through a second-story window onto the roof.
Phil Burke, a concerned citizen, noticed Jasper the dog pacing back and forth on the roof and alerted authorities. Jasper didn’t seem too anxious. Another citizen was able to stay on the scene with Jasper until firefighters came to the rescue.
Kisses from Jasper
This type of call was a first for Captain Jeff Nawfel – he’d never had to rescue a dog from the roof before.
“You know there’s always the thought of the firemen going to rescue the cat out of the trees — it’s the ongoing thing. This was a first in my career,” Nawfel said. Captain Jeff Nawfel climbed up onto the roof to nudge Jasper back inside – but not before Jasper gave him some love. He was grateful to be safe, but of course, he was more interested in giving affection to Nawfel.
A Viral Post
The Wells Police Department posted some photos of the incident and wrote, “Thank you kisses to Captain Nawfel! It’s pawsatively love! Is there anything more stunning than an animal expressing gratitude?!” The post got over 16,000 views. Nawfel was surprised to see how much attention the post had gotten.
“I had no idea a little affection from a dog would blow up the way it has,” he said. “It’s been surreal at best. “It floors me that, out of anything going on, this has gotten the attention that it has. It’s crazy. Absolutely crazy,” he told WGME.
Jasper’s owners brought a thank you card to the firefighters and mentioned that he is quite the explorer. Let’s hope he stays off the roof next time!
More in Cute
Dad Shares His Hilarious Parenting Experiences Through Post-It-Notes
Super dad Chris Illuminati has taken to good old-fashioned Post-it notes to lovingly share his experiences as a stay-at-home-dad on Instagram....September 17, 2018
Couple Sees Photo Of Shelter Dog, And Drives 6 Hours To Rescue Him
Adopting your first puppy is one of the most exciting experiences in a person’s life. Many people dream of being able...September 17, 2018
This Cuddly Pair Of Selfie-Loving Red Pandas Will Melt Your Heart
Animal celebrities, Makalu and Shifu are downright adorable, playful, and curious. Ever since the photogenic duo was born on January 14,...September 16, 2018
This Border Collie Watching Herself Winning On TV Is Too Cute For Words
This competitive Border Collie was used to being in front of crowds and winning championships. However, when she saw herself taking...September 15, 2018
These Surprise Military Reunions Stole Our Hearts
It’s time to break out the tissues. We have seen emotional videos of military reunions, when soldiers are reunited with their...September 13, 2018
The Internet Can’t Stop Watching The Adorable Snoot Challenge
The “Snoot Challenge” is taking dog lovers to a new level. If you need a quick mood booster, this is the...September 9, 2018
Hilarious Couple Goes Viral After Posting “Empty Nest” Photos As Kids Leave For College
Some parents get emotional when their kids leave home for the first time. The Pipers, a couple whose kids were officially...September 6, 2018
This Amazing Mom Turns Thrifted Clothing Into Masterpieces
America throws away 70 pounds of clothing per person every year. That’s why one mom decided to do something about the...September 6, 2018
Drake Gave This 11-Year-Old Hospital Patient The Best Birthday Surprise
Eleven-year-old Sofia Sanchez had been going through a pretty rough time. Due to a serious illness, this hospital patient was in heart...September 4, 2018