Cat survives being thrown from moving truck

Charlie the cat has eight lives left after being thrown out of the window of a moving truck In East Haven. A good Samaritan watched the scene unfold and rescued the cat.

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Charlie the cat has eight lives left after being thrown out of the window of a moving truck In East Haven.

A good Samaritan watched the scene unfold and rescued the cat. Anthony Purificato, Animal Control Officer at the East Haven Animal Shelter said, “she acted fast, ran over got the cat put it in her car, tried to get a plate number and wasn’t successful, she brought the cat in with the plate number and we weren’t able to track it down.”

Charlie is a real trooper. He is  still meowing after ending up at East Haven animal shelter. Charlie is a sweet boy around 5 years old, full of personality, extremly affectionate and in need of a good home. Purificato added, “Charlie is very friendly. He liked other cats. He loves to be held. loves to be pet. very healthy cat.” Charlie isn’t the only one in need of some TLC. The shelter has 15 cats and new born kittens ready for adoption.

Anthony Purificato said, “they are all adoptable. They are all great cats. They go out with all their vaccinations, they go out with a microchip and they are ready for a home.” The animal control officers says they are investigating the incident as a case of animal cruelty, but no leads have tuned up.

 

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