CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — 3NEWS found a furry four-legged stowaway in one of our news units Friday afternoon.
Chief Photographer Preston West was loading up a news unit when he heard the sound of a kitten meowing. He originally thought the cat was on the roof, but after searching for sometime, found that the meowing was closer than he originally thought.
After calling on extra eyes and ears from the rest of the newsroom, 3NEWS found that the sound of the kitten was coming from under the hood of a news unit.
The cat had found its way into the engine compartment and was difficult to reach, even with multiple hands. After getting close enough, 3NEWS reporter Ashley Gonzalez was able to safely and carefully remove the cat from the engine compartment.
The kitten was named Blitz by Ashley as a way to ring in the first day of the Friday Night Sports Blitz.
More from 3News on KIIITV.com:
- Christus Spohn reports first case of monkeypox in our region
- New school zone on Saratoga near Carroll High School to be activated Monday
- What's the difference between a landspout and supercell tornado?
- Emergency crews rescue worker from water tower on Carmel Pkwy.
- Why are there so many dragonflies all of a sudden?
- 'Bad decision': Corpus Christi attorney arrested for human smuggling says he gave ride to hitchhikers
- CCISD works to control increase of fire ants being seen, felt on school grounds because of recent rain
Want to send us a news tip?
Put your name and contact information below so we can get in touch with you about your story should we have questions or need more information. We realize some stories are sensitive in nature. Let us know if you'd like to remain anonymous.
If you do not have a photo/video to submit, just click "OK" to skip that prompt.