A cat that’s been stuck on a water tower in Weld County, Colorado, for at least four days is at the center of a difficult rescue operation on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, K99 News reported that the LaSalle Fire Department apparently didn’t have a ladder long enough to reach the feline and that they were looking for someone who has the proper equipment to get to the cat.
Denver 7 News, who also reported the story, said the first sighting of the feline came on Sunday afternoon.
“We normally give them two or three days to come down by themselves,” LaSalle Police chief Carl Harvey told the station. “This cat has tried at least twice to come down, but didn’t make it.”
Since it’s been stuck there for quite some time, officials are said to be worried about the cat’s health. Harvey told Denver 7 that two groups offered to rescue the cat for a hefty $2,800 to $4,600 price tag.
“That’s not an option,” Harvey said.
The station reports that a technical rescue team from Fort Collins agreed to lend a hand on Wednesday.
“We are still working on solving this issue as we speak,” Bear Hulsey, operations manager for the LaSalle Fire Department, told PEOPLE in an email Wednesday morning.