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Police rescue kitten from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

6 years 9 months 1 week ago Wednesday, June 08 2016 Jun 8, 2016 June 08, 2016 12:35 PM June 08, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: ApNewsNow
Causeway photo via Nola.com

NEW ORLEANS - Police have rescued and found a home for a kitten found stranded in the middle of a Louisiana bridge.

Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou says a commuter called the bridge authority Tuesday afternoon to report seeing the kitten on the northbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway about a half-mile from Metairie.

Dufrechou says Officer Shenandoah Jones rescued the kitten, which seems to be OK except for a small bruise on its chin.

Dufrechou thinks the animal must have been hiding in the engine compartment of a large car or SUV and fell out, or someone tossed the kitten from a moving car.

Dufrechou says a bridge dispatcher has adopted the kitten, which the Causeway employees have named "Miracle."

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