WATCH: Officers rescue kitten from Texas freeway in heartwarming video

FORT WORTH, Texas — A scared kitten is now safe, thanks to a few Texas police and animal control officers.

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According to KTVT, Fort Worth police took to Facebook on Friday to share a video of authorities saving a small, tabby-and-white cat from a grate next to Interstate 20.

“This little kitten was rescued from the shoulder of eastbound Interstate 20, near the Trail Lake Drive exit,” the department captioned the post. “Officers and Animal Control brought the little kitten to safety, and he is now in good hands at the Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center. What do you think we should name him?”

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Kitten Rescue

This little kitten was rescued from the shoulder of eastbound Interstate 20, near the Trail Lake Drive exit. Officers and Animal Control brought the little kitten to safety and he is now in good hands at the Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center. What do you think we should name him?

Posted by Fort Worth Police Department on Friday, October 15, 2021

The video quickly went viral, racking up more than 52,000 views and 1,500 reactions by Tuesday morning.

“It’s so heartwarming to see one of our animal control officers and FWPD working together to save this tiny kitten!” Fort Worth Animal Care & Control wrote in its own Facebook post. “So much kindness.”

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