VACAVILLE (CBS13) – Officers in Vacaville helped free a dog that somehow got itself stuck in a car’s engine block.

The incident happened early Wednesday morning along the 100 block of Sheffield Drive.

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Vacaville police say the dog, Angel, was chasing after a cat when he managed to wedge himself deep in a car’s engine block. Officers immediately went to work to get Angel out, using a jack to lift the car up.

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Eventually, officers were able to help Angel out from underneath the car.

Officers say Angel lived up to his name and gave them many kisses after the rescue.

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Angel was taken to an emergency veterinarian for the rest of the night. He didn’t have a collar or tag, but the vet says they scanned for and found a microchip.