VIDEO: Fort Worth police rescue kitten alongside Texas interstate

A touching video showed the moment Forth Worth, Texas police officers rescued a stranded kitten from the shoulder of Interstate 20 Friday. 

The feline was taken to a local animal shelter. 

The Fort Worth Police Department shared the video showing several officers, including an officer from animal control, approaching the frightened kitten. The kitten backed itself away over a grating along the interstate before an officer was able to grab the cat and placed the animal in a ventilated container. 

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The department said the kitten was taken to Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, located in Fort Worth.

This story was reported from Los Angeles.