Normer Adams of Cat Man Do Rescue says winter is a busy time for cats in trees -- and he should know, having rescued more than 1,000 after he got over his fear of heights following retirement as a child advocate in Georgia's foster care system. His first rescue, four years ago, was the best. "I get up to the cat; the cat comes to me and headbutts me, purring, begging me to get him out of the tree. That’s quite unusual. He let me pick him up, put him in a cat bag, come down, have my picture taken with him. This was a neighborhood cat: He roams house to house. People think of him as their own. When I brought him down, I saw what it did for people. It gave them relief and joy and happiness. People cry. I would have never imagined pulling cats out of trees would have such a great impact on people."

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