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Police Rescue Kitten From Louisiana Bridge, Name It 'Miracle'

    Police Rescue Kitten From Louisiana Bridge, Name It 'Miracle'
    Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission via AP
    In a Tuesday, June 7, 2016 photo provided by the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission, Officer Shenandoah Jones holds a kitten that was found Tuesday on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge about a half-mile out on the northbound span from Metairie.

    Police have rescued and found a home for a kitten found stranded in the middle of a Louisiana bridge.

    Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou says a commuter called the bridge authority Tuesday afternoon to report seeing the kitten on the northbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway about a half-mile from Metairie.

    Dufrechou says Officer Shenandoah Jones rescued the kitten, which seems to be OK except for a small bruise on its chin.

    Dufrechou thinks the animal must have been hiding in the engine compartment of a large car or SUV and fell out, or someone tossed the kitten from a moving car.

    Dufrechou says a bridge dispatcher has adopted the kitten, which the Causeway employees have named "Miracle."