‘CATastrophe’ avoided at Virginia Tech after campus police officer corrals curious kitten

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(Photos: Courtesy Virginia Tech Police Department)

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — A “feline explorer” was rescued from a potentially CATastrophic scenario on Virginia Tech’s campus Tuesday thanks to a campus police officer!

According to the Virginia Tech Police Department, a young feline was found hiding inside the wheel well of a student’s car that was parked on campus on Tuesday, Oct. 12.

Members of the Hokie community walked by, noticed the cat, and notified campus police.

The department says Officer Jones and several other people helped round up the feline and bring it to the nearby Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine to be examined.

There is no word on the cat’s condition, but police say there is already interest in the cat’s adoption.

Meanwhile, this not Jones’ first encounter with furry friends wandering about campus.

About six months ago, Jones was also involved in a pursuit of a little lost chihuahua that was discovered at Virginia Tech two days after running away from her Blacksburg home.

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