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Cat trapped in the undercarriage of a car rescued by NYPD

Are you kitten me? Cat gets trapped in the undercarriage of a car after hitching a lift from Brooklyn to Harlem – luckily seven NYPD officers were on the case!

  • The black and white cat narrowly escaped being run over and instead clung on to the undercarriage of the car
  • When the driver arrived in Harlem, he heard the sound of a kitten’s meows and got help from seven NYPD officers who rescued her from the undercarriage 
  • The cat, who has been named ‘Chance,’ is now safe and sound in an animal rescue shelter in Harlem 

A kitten was rescued by New York Police officers after she cheated death by clinging onto the undercarriage of a car as it traveled more than 15 miles from Harlem to Brooklyn.

The black and white female was crossing the Jackie Robinson Parkway in Brooklyn on Tuesday. The driver of a Volkswagen SUV saw her and stopped his car to avoid running her over, but when he looked to see if the kitten had escaped, she was nowhere to be seen, as reported by the New York Post.  

The man continued his journey to West 135th Street and 7th Avenue in Harlem.

Seven NYPD police officers were involved in the operation to remove the kitten from the car’s undercarriage 

The black and white female has been named 'Chance' - she's been taken to a Harlem animal shelter

The black and white female has been named ‘Chance’ – she’s been taken to a Harlem animal shelter

NYPD 32nd Precinct took to Twitter to announce the good news and to show the officers using a car jack to carry out the rescue

NYPD 32nd Precinct took to Twitter to announce the good news and to show the officers using a car jack to carry out the rescue

When he got out of the car, he heard meows and flagged down an officer, George Mastrokostas for help.

A team of seven NYPD officers from the 32nd Precinct took part in the rescue operation using a car jack to remove the, undoubtedly terrified, kitten from the car’s undercarriage.

She was given the name ‘Chance’ after Sgt. Christopher Chance, one of the officers from the 32nd Precinct, who helped free her.

NYPD 32nd Precinct announced the rescue on Twitter and shared the good news that Chance is safe and sound in a Harlem animal rescue shelter.    

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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