Dubai Ruler praises 'heroes' who caught cat falling 30ft from balcony

Two members of the public caught the pet in a blanket as it fell from an apartment

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The Ruler of Dubai has praised two men who caught a cat that fell from a balcony onto the street below.

In a video, the two men are seen safely catching the falling animal in a blanket in the Murar area of Deira.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President, shared the video on social media and urged the public to help him identify them.

Sheikh Mohammed said he was heartened to see such "acts of kindness in our beautiful city".

"God have mercy on the merciful," tweeted Sheikh Mohammed.

Updated: August 25, 2021, 3:53 AM