Miami-Dade firefighter adopts kitten after rescuing feline from car frame
Kitten found stuck in car frame near wheel
CUTLER RIDGE, Fla. – A Miami-Dade firefighter adopted a kitten after rescuing the feline from the frame of a car.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokeswoman Erika Benitez said the driver of the car drove to Fire Station 34 in Cutler Ridge just before 9:30 a.m. Monday after hearing the kitten crying from inside the car.
Firefighters were able to trace the kitten's cries to the rear wheel-well liner, Benitez said.
A jack was used to remove the wheel and firefighters freed the kitten, who was stuck inside the frame of the car.
Benitez said the male kitten was stuck in a tight spot, but he seems to be doing well.
According to Benitez, the kitten has already developed a strong bond with his rescuer, so the firefighter has decided to take him home.
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