Trapped pet cat rescued 32 days after Italian quake

Last updated at 05:44
Rocco the cat drinking water.vigili del fuoco
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.

Rescuers with Rocco the cat.vigili del fuoco
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.