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    Kitten hitches fur-raising ride over Golden Gate

    NewsCat Rescue NewsFriday 23 March 2012
    US Cats and Kittens

    A stowaway kitten is safe despite taking an 85-mile ride in a van's engine compartment that included a trip across California's Golden Gate Bridge.

    A Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter spokesman says the 8-month-old female feline was probably just looking for a warm place to sleep.

    The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports the van's road-tripping driver left from Marin County and spent the night in a Mill Valley parking lot before heading out Wednesday morning for Santa Cruz.

    He did not stop until he reached a gas station in the beachfront city, where he heard a distinct meowing. He opened the hood and found the kitten with a blue, studded collar and blue bell but no identification.

    The shelter is trying to locate the owner.

    Source: Today Online

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