The cat named Lightskin had been sitting in a tree on Hawley Lane without food or water, according to caretaker Melissa Stanley.
Manuel's husband owns Joseph's Tree Removal and wasn't working Sunday, so they hopped in a truck for the nearly half hour drive to try and help.
The couple made it to Hawley Lane and eventually found the cat.
"It was meowing a lot. You could tell she was scared," said Maile Manuel.
During the rescue attempt, the cat jumped out but landed on the bank.
"We don't do it for recognition, we just wanted to help out," said Manuel.
After word of the stuck cat reached Facebook, other ABC11 viewers reached out and showed interest in helping - especially with temperatures expected to drop rapidly Sunday night.
The cat is now safely back with her caregiver.
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