14-year-old boy saves cat tossed out a automotive window. Now, cat can’t cease clinging to him

Gavin Orlowski of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was crossing a bridge along with his mom, Erin Brown, when he heard her gasp in horror. Somebody in a van forward of them had simply tossed a grey tiger cat out the window. Earlier than they might establish the van, it took off and disappeared into visitors.

As Gavin jumped out of the automotive, the terrified cat started to scamper round between different automobiles. By the point Gavin managed to divert visitors, the cat was hanging off the overpass. He was in a position to seize him and get him again into the automotive earlier than he was hit.

The frightened cat was so traumatized that he huddled in Gavin’s coat, refusing to go away his facet. His claws had been torn off and he had damage his again within the fall from the van. Gavin and his mom determined to take him to BluePearl Animal Hospital.

A buddy on Fb provided to cowl the vet invoice. Luckily, the cat was in any other case unharmed and in good well being. He rapidly recovered.

Gavin and his mom ended up adopting the cat, which joined them and their canine Rocko. Fittingly, they named him Fortunate. They nonetheless shake their heads on the inconsiderate van driver, who may have simply given Fortunate away or let him go as a substitute of tossing him out to near-certain dying on a busy bridge. Sadly, in response to native TV station WZZM, this is just one of an epidemic of animal abuse circumstances within the space, lots of which go unreported.