"There's something tragic and inspiring about a poor, starved, and dehydrated raccoon refusing to give up and scaling a high rise building just to survive", Eugene Gu said on Twitter.
The tenacious "trash panda" drew support from the public, who tweeted messages of support.
St Paul Animal Control believed it may have been there all night before it started heading skyward.
As the animal reached the roof of a 23-storey building in Minnesota, those tracking the hashtag #MPRraccoon on Twitter let out a collective sigh of relief.
A raccoon rested on the window sill of a law firm on the 23rd floor of the UBS Tower in St. Paul, Minn.
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There is a live trap on the roof of the building with some very aromatic cat food they hope will lure the raccoon to safety. Late Tuesday morning, June 12, maintenance employees of St. Paul's Town Square building tried to tempt the raccoon down with a long pole, but the critter was having none of it. Fire officials also told him that they "can't in good conscience risk putting a firefighter over the side of a building for a raccooon".
The animal became a bit of a star on social media as people began to cheer on the creature during its attempt to summit the building.
The rescue attempt scared the raccoon from MPR's offices to the next door UBS skyscraper, where the ascent began.
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By 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, the raccoon did make it onto the roof of the UBS Tower.