Amazing moment Royal London Docks worker hangs over water's edge to rescue drowning cat

Chloe Chaplain

Amazing footage shows the moment a heroic London docks worker hangs over the water’s edge to save a cat from drowning.

The cat, named Felix, plunged into the water after a fierce territorial fight with another feline.

The CCTV video shows two black and white moggies racing each other around the corner.

One jumps onto the other and, fighting, they tumble towards the water’s edge before one slips down into the docks.

Rescue: The brave man saved the cat after it fell into the water (London's Royal Docks)

Seconds later a man, dressed in a bright red jumper, is seen sprinting over and climbing over the railing.

He lay down on his stomach and, hanging over the edge of the docks, crabs the cat by the scruff of the neck and hauls it to safety.

Rescue: Luckily Felix was not injured in the fall

According to London’s Royal Docks, the heroic man responsible for saving Felix is engineering and operations manager Scott Derben .

A spokeswoman said: “We can happily report that Felix suffered no injury or trauma.

“She also seems to be completely unaware that the rest of the Royal Docks team have been laughing behind her back after the blasé ‘nothing to see here’ routine that followed her dunking.”