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Officer helps rescue cat from side of busy Michigan highway

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LIVONIA, Michigan -

A Michigan police officer helped save a tiny cat from a busy highway and the adorable rescue mission was caught on body camera video.

Officer Cameron Koss with the Livonia Police Department responded to Interstate 96 for a report of a cat on the highway on May 5. No one knows how the cat got there, but Officer Koss and another officer worked together to save the cat. Body camera footage shows the cat running away from Officer Koss toward a center median, but Officer Koss caught her just in time. 

Officer Koss put the cat into his patrol car and took her back to the station. Officers named her Libby. Libby was taken to the Michigan Humane Society where she was nursed back to health and treated for an upper respiratory infection. 

Libby is now up for adoption.

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