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Police officer uses hat to save kitten trapped in car wheel

Murfreesboro Police Department shared photos of the unusual rescue by Officer Wes Cantrell in Tennessee.

(Murfreesboro TN Police Department/PA)
(Murfreesboro TN Police Department/PA)

By Emily Chudy, PA

A US police officer used his hat to rescue a stray kitten that had become trapped in a car’s wheel.

Murfreesboro Police Department in Tennessee shared photos of the unusual mission on Facebook.

The post said: “Officer Wes Cantrell and Field Training Officer Jessica Hawkins were flagged down by a driver at a bank asking for help removing a cat from his car’s wheel well. Cantrell used his hat to rescue the little cutie.”

CAT IN THE HAT: MPD Rookie Officer Wes Cantrell and Field Training Officer Jessica Hawkins were flagged down by a driver...

Posted by Murfreesboro TN Police Department on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The kitten was then fostered and taken to an animal adoption agency on Wednesday.

The police department said: “A friend fostered the kitten and it was taken to Rutherford County PAWS today.”

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