The South Western Ambulance Service has revealed on Twitter that it received a call about a cat. 

The cat in question had fallen down the stairs and the concerned owner decided it was a medical emergency. 

But the ambulance service confirmed it couldn't deal with the incident.

It wrote: "We took a call earlier because someone's cat had fallen down stairs. 

"Unfortunately we cannot deal with animal incidents. 

"Please remember to call 999 only if someone is seriously injured or ill, or their life may be at risk."