Kitten Rescued From Storm Drain: Officials

A male kitten was rescued from a storm drain Sunday morning, firefighters said

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    A kitten was rescued from a storm drain in Northwest Miami-Dade Sunday morning, officials said. (Published Sunday, May 27, 2012)

    A kitten was rescued from a storm drain in Northwest Miami-Dade Sunday morning, officials said.

    Miami Fire Rescue could hear the kitten squealing on NW 5th Street and 7th Avenue, according to public information officer Lt. Ignatius Carroll, Jr.

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    Using special equipment, officials were able to extract the male kitten 45 minutes later, Carroll said.

    The kitten was taken to the fire station for a bath and some food.

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    "This is actually the fourth kitten that we’ve saved from a rescue drain," firefighter Carlo Soldevilla told NBC 6. "We’re here to help out whether it’s a person or an animal."

    Anyone wishing to adopt the animal can visit Miami Fire Station #6 located on 701 NW 36th Street.

     

    To read more about animal rescues click here and here.

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