On Monday, Eliseu had just delivered a parcel in the city of Canoas when he heard sounds of panic in front of a nearby apartment building, so he headed over to investigate. There, he encountered a group of people trying to rescue a kitten who had become trapped on a third-floor window ledge. He asked if he could help.
"When I saw what was happening I thought of assisting in some way," Eliseu told The Dodo. "The actions of everyone who was there for the cat motivated me."
The group already had a ladder in place, but it was slightly too short to reach. Whoever climbed to the top would need to risk their life on one of the highest rungs to grab the stranded pet. Without hesitating, Eliseu volunteered for the job.
From across the street, a person filmed him making that perilous climb to save the kitten.