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Tampa officer rescues one lucky kitty

Officer Pelletier was able to jump into action and save the cat from getting hit by a car just in time.
Credit: Tampa Police Department

TAMPA, Fla. — A cat in Tampa was lucky to have a police officer closeby as she was wandering the streets alone. 

Tampa PD officer Neal Pelletier was in Hyde Park helping local businesses set up for the evening when he saw a cat he recognized. He just so happened to see that cat being walked on a leash by its owner a week before. 

Officer Pelletier was able to jump into action and save the cat from getting hit by a car just in time.

Officer Pelletier was able to get the cat back into the arms of her worried owner.

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