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Kitten saved from traffic in Liberty Tunnels [w/pix, video]
WTAE Pittsburgh ^ | 5/10/12

Posted on 05/12/2012 12:25:36 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows

PITTSBURGH -

A man stopped Thursday morning rush-hour traffic in a Pittsburgh tunnel so he could rescue a kitten that's only a few weeks old.

Mike Hodak told Channel 4 Action News reporter Bob Mayo that he stopped his car and retrieved the kitten inside the Liberty Tunnels.

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He continued on his way to Monroeville, while his wife, Tammy, took the kitten to a veterinarian.

The vet said the kitten -- a female -- is four weeks old and weighs one pound.

Hodak named the kitty "Liberty" -- what else? -- and is holding onto it until the owner is found.

(Excerpt) Read more at wtae.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: kittyping
Pix, video at source.

Probably a stray, and way too young to be away from its mother. Hope it finds a good home.

1 posted on 05/12/2012 12:25:44 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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2 posted on 05/12/2012 12:28:10 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Yes indeed!


3 posted on 05/12/2012 1:17:29 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!-Sam Adams)
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To: Slings and Arrows
.. holding onto it until the owner is found.

I doubt there is even an "owner". It could be a kitten from a stray. God gave him a friend and he should keep it.

4 posted on 05/12/2012 1:26:47 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Slings and Arrows
"But she ran from me, and I caught her. She gave me a good bite."

Hmmm... I'm thinking feral. I don't think a tame kitten that young would do that. Where there's one kitten, there's more, if it wasn't thrown out of a car or something. If it wasn't, I wonder why it wandered away from the litter?... Mother dead maybe? Someone should check the tunnel. Anyway, poor kitty! I'm glad someone saved her. She's veeery lucky.

5 posted on 05/12/2012 1:38:58 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: Slings and Arrows

Probably an alien entity disguised as a kitten, perfect platform to take over the human species.


6 posted on 05/12/2012 1:49:46 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Liberals need not reply.)
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To: LibWhacker

Very lucky indeed.


7 posted on 05/12/2012 1:53:58 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Eye of Unk

Again?


8 posted on 05/12/2012 1:54:39 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Not everybody can keep cats, poor b@st@rds.


9 posted on 05/12/2012 1:55:49 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

10 posted on 05/12/2012 2:04:15 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
God gave him a friend and he should keep it.

I couldn't agree with you more. Remember, dogs have masters but cats have servants, and cats choose who they want to love.

I just lost my loving friend of 23 years and she was the best pet I ever had. That is, when she wasn't balling me out and lecturing me about the cat food.

I miss her terribly.

11 posted on 05/12/2012 3:35:54 AM PDT by Bullish
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To: Slings and Arrows

A miracel rescue. :)=^..^=

Just saw a mother cat come in before going into foster home care with her four kittens this week. :)=^..^=


12 posted on 05/12/2012 3:48:30 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Would not be surprised if there is a litter of kittens nearby with the mother. This is now the height of ktten births season. Hopefully that litter will be found with the mother.:)=^..^=


13 posted on 05/12/2012 4:03:06 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

This man is my hero!


14 posted on 05/12/2012 4:58:01 AM PDT by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Awwwwww....

Fangs.


15 posted on 05/12/2012 7:28:49 AM PDT by Monkey Face (It's bad luck to be superstitious.)
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To: Monkey Face

Mew’re welcome.


16 posted on 05/12/2012 7:37:45 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Yeah, obviously a feral who found it’s way inside the tunnel. That man is my kind of guy!!


17 posted on 05/13/2012 12:27:57 PM PDT by Fawn (Rush Babe on Board.)
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To: Fawn

A lunatic. May I be at least half so mad.


18 posted on 05/13/2012 12:30:59 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda; Slings and Arrows
"God gave him a friend and he should keep it."

That's how I got the 3, now 2, of mine. Little insane Blessings!

19 posted on 05/13/2012 1:07:38 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Daffynition

AWWW what a beautiful putty.


20 posted on 05/14/2012 7:38:02 AM PDT by angcat (GO YANKES!)
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To: Bullish

Get another one Bullish. I had one find me on my deck. She was fixed and all she is two. She either ran away or she was dumped. Now I have three. I didn’t want any more animals.


21 posted on 05/14/2012 7:40:12 AM PDT by angcat (GO YANKES!)
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To: Daffynition

How cute.....what a kissa(:


22 posted on 05/14/2012 6:00:38 PM PDT by geege
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To: Slings and Arrows

Glad this story has a happy ending.


23 posted on 05/17/2012 1:13:34 AM PDT by pbmaltzman
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To: Slings and Arrows

Glad this story has a happy ending.


24 posted on 05/17/2012 1:13:48 AM PDT by pbmaltzman
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To: pbmaltzman

You can say that again.


25 posted on 05/17/2012 1:27:18 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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