Kitten Survived Front Loader, Saved by Construction Crew


A little kitten somehow survived being picked up by a front loader and dumped into a bin of concrete and finally rescued by a construction worker who acted with quick thinking. Willie Harris keeps his eyes on each load, then on Thursday afternoon, something different caught his eyes. “At the very last minute, I saw a little fur ball… I thought it was an old glove or something that would be in the rocks,” he said via 13abc.

It turned out to be a little kitten, only 3 weeks old. “I ran down the steps, cut off the machine and jumped in… I thought it was dead, but then it scratched me. I said, ‘its alive!'” Harris said in an interview with 13abc.

They named the little ginger Lucky and took him to a local shelter to have the kitten checked out. “Just a couple of very minor injuries which is very surprising considering everything it seems he went through,” reported Cind C via 13abc.

Video:

Lucky after the rescue

cute kitten wrapped in blanket

Source 13abc.



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10 Responses to “Kitten Survived Front Loader, Saved by Construction Crew”

  1. Franklin says:

    Aww! I’m so glad nothing happened to the little guy! Thank you so much for saving him!

  2. Kimmypage says:

    …YAY !!!!!!!

  3. delrvich says:

    Thank you to the rescuer and hope someone adopts this little fella and treats him well.

  4. Evs says:

    OHHHH that is soooo sweet! that guy is awesome. more dudes need to be like that. love a guy that saves a cat :)

  5. Sue Bee says:

    What a heartwarming story! I agree that guys that save kittens’ lives are the kind of guys we need more of! Way to go, Mr. Willie Harris, you’re the best!!

  6. pumbie says:

    Thank God you were there. Congrat., and the little furrball is precious!.

  7. Lizzie says:

    Wow that’s truly amazing that he survived. Thanks for saving that cute little furball!

  8. Fireshot says:

    God bless the man who saved the little rascal :)

  9. Lauren says:

    Aww! An angel was watching over that little kitten for sure! God bless you, Mr. Harris. You are a hero! What a wonderful miracle! <3

  10. mike says:

    What a wonderful story!! So glad to hear that Lucky was saved!

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