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Officer rescues kitten from middle of Missouri highway

Officer rescues kitten from middle of Missouri highway
WATCH ABOVE: Officer Jason Smith was patrolling Interstate 29 on Dec. 20 when he rescued a kitten that was perched alone on a concrete barrier

A Missouri police officer now has a furry sidekick after making a rescue on an interstate highway just before Christmas.

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North Kansas City officer Jason Smith was patrolling Interstate 29 on Dec. 20 when he rescued a kitten that was perched alone on a concrete barrier in the middle of the highway.

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Once inside the squad car, the kitten went exploring and even accidentally set off the car’s siren, then settled in for some cuddling in the officer’s lap.

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Smith took the kitten to an animal shelter, and his family has now adopted it.