A frisky feline that spent a day trapped inside a drain pipe was recovering Wednesday at a Miami animal hospital.
The 6-pound cat, nicknamed Piper after his ordeal, was being treated for dehydration at Knowles Animal Clinic Wednesday, a day after he was pulled from an 8-inch drain pipe outside the Walgreen's at 655 Northwest 57th Avenue.
"He's eating great today, he's feeling good and he's getting a little feisty," Knowles' Lory Nelson said.
Rescue workers spent most of Tuesday trying to free the cat, who was finally pulled out after a leash was dropped around his neck.
The cat was distressed but suffered no major injuries, Nelson said.
Once he's fit to move, Piper will go to a cat rescue group.