Office building-climbing raccoon shows us the meaning of perseverance

A furry critter was spotted on the Town Square Office building in St. Paul, Minnesota on Monday, before ignoring a rescue attempt on Tuesday, according to Minnesota Public Radio. The raccoon wasn’t having it and decided to climb up the side of the UBS Plaza building instead.

I couldn’t make this up. A furry critter was spotted on the Town Square Office building in St. Paul, Minnesota on Monday, before ignoring a rescue attempt on Tuesday, according to Minnesota Public Radio.

The raccoon wasn’t having it and decided to climb up the side of the UBS Plaza building instead. But here’s the thing: The structure is reportedly a whopping 25 stories high.

Thankfully, the raccoon made it to the top

But never fear! The animal is apparently safe and sound as of today.

Be sure to turn your sound on for this one:

Here’s how it happened.

Twitter erupted in celebration

People were ecstatic and inspired by the furry critter.

Jane Burnett|is a reporter for Ladders and can be reached at jburnett@theladders.com.