2-hour rescue for kitten stuck inside car's dashboard - FOX 35 News Orlando

2-hour rescue for kitten stuck inside car's dashboard

Posted: Updated:
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (myFOXDetroit.com) -

John Norwood was stopped at a red light when he spotted the tiny gray-striped kitten. So he decided to grab the kitten and get it to a shelter. But during the car ride over, the kitten crawled up under the dash - and was nowhere to be found.

Norwood called his Chrysler dealership in Roseville. They agreed to help, but little did they know how much work they were getting into.

For the next two hours, a team of anywhere from three to seven mechanics worked to find the frightened kitty. The dashboard had to be dismantled; even a can of cat food was set out to try and lure the kitten out.

But before the cat was even found, a person inside the dealership offered to take him home. Joe Downey and his family recently put down their family's elderly dog and two cats, and have been looking for a new addition to their home.

Check out the video to see the kitten's rescue.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • GM looking to bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

    GM looking to bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:14:09 GMT
    General Motors says it will ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims involving conduct before its 2009 bankruptcy.
    General Motors says it will ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims involving conduct before its 2009 bankruptcy.
  • Oakland Co. fighting the growing heroin epidemic

    Oakland Co. fighting the growing heroin epidemic

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:44:13 GMT
    A heroin epidemic is spreading across metro Detroit communities. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says cases are up more than 300 percent from last year, and that appears to be the trend everywhere.
    A heroin epidemic is spreading across metro Detroit communities. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says cases are up more than 300 percent from last year, and that appears to be the trend everywhere.
  • Jayru Campbell readmitted to Cass Tech

    Jayru Campbell readmitted to Cass Tech

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:41:37 GMT
    A spokesperson for Detroit Public Schools announced Wednesday afternoon Jayru Campbell has been readmitted to Cass Tech.
    A spokesperson for Detroit Public Schools announced Wednesday afternoon Jayru Campbell has been readmitted to Cass Tech.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices