Kitten travels 30 miles in engine compartment

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 6/30 1:46 pm

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area man had an unexpected passenger in his car during the 30-mile trip to his parents' house: a small kitten that had somehow found a place to ride in the engine compartment.

Jim Michelotti (My-koh-la-TEE) says he heard meowing after pulling into a gas station on Saturday. A woman next to him said it was coming from his 1993 Mitsubishi Diamante, so he began checking around.

With the help of a flashlight, Michelotti found the black kitten on a bar between the engine and firewall, just inches from the ground. The cat was greasy and scared, but otherwise OK.

It had apparently ridden from Michelotti's home in the Silicon Valley city of Sunnyvale, where it is once again residing, but this time in the house.

©2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND
WATCH OUR LIVE NEWSCAST

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.