Tree Top Cat Rescue is a series that's Exactly What It Says on the Tin. It stars a duo of arborist turn professional tree top cat rescuers who make a living rescuing cats that got themselves stuck in trees. However, the cats aren't always willing to just jump into their hands when they're attempting to rescue them, and are often more willing to jump out of the tree instead, regardless of how high up it is. The result is a series that somehow takes a simple concept and manages to create a lot of tension, drama, hilarity, and possible Nightmare Fuel in the process.
This series contains the following tropes:
- Cat Up a Tree: The main premise is rescuing cats that manage to pull of this trope in Real Life.
- Surprise Creepy: You wouldn't think a series that takes such a simple premise to have a lot of tension and drama, but then a cat jumps off the top of a tall tree and lands on a chain-link fence.
- Too Dumb to Live: Some of the freaking cats they attempt to rescue, man, be it climbing up higher, onto dead branches, or jumping out of the tree. One memorable (and horrifying) example being when a cat jumped off the top of the tree while they were trying to rescue it and landed on a chain-link fence! SOMEHOW, it managed to survive without being impaled or was seriously injured, but holy crap.
- Ungrateful Bastard: Even though many cats make it apparent they hate being trapped in the tree, this does not stop them from climbing up higher or clawing the rescuers in an attempt to get away from them.