When natural disasters strike such as wildfires, cats can be left behind to fend for themselves. That’s when Doug Thron discovered a way to help cats using his skills as a drone operator.

Doug flies his drone into areas devastated by a disaster and then looks for cats wandering around on their own. That way he knows exactly what the cat looks like and what area it’s in so authorities can go in and rescue it.

To learn more about the drone operator who helps rescue cats, click here.