The raccoon became stranded on the ledge of an office building a couple of days ago.
Many expressed concern for the raccoon's safety - wondering aloud about possible rescue scenarios.
The nimble little fella climbed 23 floors - about 60m - up the UBS Tower in Saint Paul, panicking thousands of onlookers who were following the situation on Twitter.More news: Woman Searches For 50 Relatives Buried By Guatemala Volcano
Earlier, St. Paul Animal Control had dispatched officials to the roof to set live traps.
But an hour later he had still not reached the top, but was taking some time to get camera-ready in light of his newfound fame. "We didn't see it and thought, 'It went away - that's great!'" Laurie Brickley told the publication. "The best thing is to leave him alone".
Minnesota Public Radio reported the raccoon was spotted resting in the Town Square building downtown St. Paul.More news: P.E.I. premier supports Trudeau trade retaliation
Late Tuesday night, the raccoon began to slowly descend to the seventeenth floor, according to an MPR reporter.
About 2.30 a.m. a grainy live feed from the scene showed a shadowy figure scurrying up and over the top of a 25-story building, prompting an nearly audible sigh of relief from the internet.
Until we have any further details, we'll just pray for a miracle.More news: E3 2018: Death Stranding Trailer Mixes Gameplay With Weird Cut-scenes
"Pray for #mprraccoon", one Twitter user said.