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Kitten Buried Under Trash In Garbage Truck Rescued Just In Time

Kitten Buried Under Trash In Garbage Truck Rescued Just In Time

These sanitation workers were having a normal day at work when they made a shocking discovery – a kitten trapped in 5 tons of garbage. 

Keep reading how three brave city workers who rescued a helpless dying little kitten, demonstrates this.

A Cry for Help

Two sanitation men were on their normal routine of work – clearing trash bins around the neighborhood. 

Suddenly, a sharp yet faint meow was heard. But they couldn’t hear exactly where it was coming from. 

Both men looked puzzled. They stopped their work and looked around in the truck, but didn’t see anything.

Unable to locate the sound, the two men continued their work. All of a sudden, there it was again! 

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Another soft, faint meow came from the trash…it was coming from the garbage stack in the truck! 

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The Search Begins

A cat must have gotten trapped in the trash piles. They started digging through the trash trying to locate the trapped cat. 

How did a poor defenseless kitten get in there? Was this helpless baby abandoned by someone? Or was it accidental? Both men knew they would try their best to save him.

They began at the corners of the truck and would work their way to the center of the truck in hopes of finding the poor kitten.  

Calling for Assistance

They two men started to worry they couldn’t find the kitten in time. They called a friend to help find the kitten. The three men steadily used a shovel and a broom to carefully move through the 5-ton pile of trash!

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Hope at Last!

After over 30 long minutes and just when they had almost lost all hope, they found the kitten alive! 

They were shocked when they saw the condition the kitten was in. He was frail, covered in sludge, and could barely move. 

This kitten didn’t have much time and the men knew they had to act fast. 

They rushed the kitten to a nearby animal shelter for medical care and a much-needed bath and meal.

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The Road to Recovery 

Finally, this kitten was safe and in good hands! Gradually, he recovered and started to regain his strength. 

This very lucky kitten is now happy and healthy living with his new owner in his forever loving home! One of the shelter employees fell in love with him and made him her own. 

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Happily Ever After 

Thanks to these three city workers who stopped on their route to take the time to search and rescue this baby kitten, the kitten has another chance at life. 

These men showed us that a little courage and persistence could make a big difference. 

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Alicia is a professional writer in Arkansas. She lives for and loves her rescue cat, Calcifer.

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