Trapped pet cat rescued 32 days after Italian quake

  • 28 September 2016
Rocco the cat drinking water. Image copyright vigili del fuoco
Image caption Rocco the cat enjoying a much needed drink of water.

A pet cat has been found alive in the rubble of a ruined building in central Italy, 32 days after an earthquake struck the country.

Rescue workers pulled the little feline, named Rocco, from under a mountain of rubble.

Image copyright vigili del fuoco
Image caption Rescuers said they think Rocco survived by drinking rain water.

The team say he survived by drinking rain water.

He was still wearing his red collar when rescuers pulled him out and has since been reunited with his owner.