VIDEO: Fire crews set to rescue cat from river

Fire-fighters are currently bracing themselves to rescue a cat stranded over the River Haven in Boston.

The plucky tabby is sat on a pipe cover just inches away from the water’s edge - as passers-by line the Town Bridge awaiting its rescue.

The cat sits awaiting rescue over the tidal River Haven in Boston

The cat sits awaiting rescue over the tidal River Haven in Boston

A hydraulic platform is currently on its way from Skegness. It is anticipated the road could be temporarily closed while crew members are lowered down in an attempt to retreive the animal.

Luckily for this cat - the tide is currently on its way out.

More on this as we get it.