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Kansas City Pet Project rescues cat from trash compactor

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Posted at 5:34 PM, Feb 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-21 18:34:57-05

KANSAS CITY MO. — The Kansas City Pet Project rescued a cat from a trash compactor on Sunday.

An animal services officer responded to the Kansas City, Missouri, USDA office building on a report of a cat “stuck and possibly injured in their commercial trash compactor,” according to a KCPP Facebook post.

“After a search through all the trash in the compactor, she spotted the kitten inside but wasn’t able to catch it,” the post said. “Thankfully, our compassionate officer was able to successfully rescue the kitten by humanely trapping it and was happy to find the kitten had not been injured.”

Photos show the officer climbing through the nearly full compactor in an effort to locate the feline.

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