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Cat Stuck In Engine Compartment for Two-Mile Drive

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Not a good place for a joy ride, kitty.

Today at about 2:15 pm, the NYPD tells us police responded to a cat rescue at 1910 Arthur Ave. in the Bronx.

They found this tabby had hitched a ride in a 2005 Nissan Murano — whose owner hadn’t stopped to see what was wrong until he’d already gone a couple of miles with the cat under the hood!

Members of the Emergency Service Unit went to work extracting the feline:

And, happily, pulled out Ol’ Whiskers looking a bit worse the wear, but, we’re told, in “good condition”:
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8 lives left, dude!

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 19, 2009

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