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Kitten adopted by NCDOT employee who saved its life

May 18, 2017 GMT

Employees of the North Carolina Department of Transportation rescued a kitten thrown off the Old Manns Harbor Bridge Outer Banks bridge Wednesday.

Three of our Underwater Inspectors, Reece Newman, Ben Presgrave and Billy Cox rescued the kitten.

Newman and his family decided to adopt it Thursday, and after a vet appointment, Bridger Catfish Newman was welcomed to his new home..

The NCDOT tweeted about the adoption, praising Newman for “going the extra mile.”