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Community Sets Up GoFundMe For Verizon Worker Who Was Suspended After Saving Cat Atop Utility Pole

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A community is coming together and showing support for a Verizon worker who was suspended after saving a cat in Port Richmond. Video shows Maurice German rescuing "Princess Momma" the cat from high atop a utility pole.

Verizon saw the viral video and suspended German for three weeks, saying he put his and other people's lives in danger.

Neighbors have set up a GoFundMe page to support German. Their goal was $4,650 to make up for German losing three weeks of pay.

In just two days, they surpassed that goal.

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