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Kitten survives week-long drive in car engine

2015-10-06 12:59:11

Lucky the KittenThe kitten, now called 'Lucky', has been adopted by car driver Mike Dunn

A kitten has survived being driven around in a car engine for a week.

Mike Dunn from Lower Gornal near Dudley, said he was out driving when a cat and two young kittens ran out in front of him.

When Mr Dunn stopped, the kittens vanished under the car. Despite searching, he could not see them.

A week later, he found the seven-week-old kitten - now named "Lucky" - perched on the heat shield of the catalytic converter in the engine.

It is thought she travelled about 150 miles inside the Mazda MX-5 before she was discovered.

Lucky, who only suffered a minor burn, now lives with Mr Dunn and his family.

Lucky the KittenLucky spent a week living on the heat shield of a catalytic converter

Source: bbc.co.uk

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