By CBS Baltimore Staff

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — A Maryland State Police trooper rescued a kitten stuck on the side of I-97 on Friday.

The Maryland State Police Twitter account posted about the incident the following Monday.

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The injured cat was spotted by officer TFC White during a standard traffic stop.

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Office TFC was able to remove the cat from the road safely with a storage crate and a blanket.

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The kitten was taken to Huffard Animal Hospital.

CBS Baltimore Staff