Okay, so bit of an odd question, but this happens every year like clockwork, so I want to be prepared.
I have a cat, who likes to eat ribbon and tinsel and the like. Normally, I just try to keep it the heck away from him (and thus generally not in my house at all), but he keeps finding ribbon like things (like the strings from my bag of onions) and trying to eat them.
I stop him when I can, but the odd time, I find him running about the house with a nice bit of string or ribbon poking out of his butt. As hilarious as this sounds, I worry.
Should I help him with the extraction by pulling on it (gently, oh so gently) to help it out, or should I just leave it and hope he passes it safely?