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Firefighters Rescue Kitten From Storm Drain

(Cornelius, OR) -- A kitten in Cornelius is recovering after spending several days trapped inside a storm drain. KOIN-TV reports firefighters responded to the scene yesterday morning after a local resident contacted the fire department to report a kitten had fallen down a six-foot drainage swale cleanout. Authorities say the kitten had been stuck there since Friday. Firefighters say they heard the kitten's cries from 30 feet away. The drain was opened and a firefighter went inside to rescue the kitten. It was hungry but otherwise in good condition. A local resident is caring for the kitten.

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