Maui Humane Officer Rescues Kitten

December 1, 2017, 4:22 PM HST · Updated December 1, 4:25 PM
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PC: Maui Humane Society

On Monday, Nov. 27, the Maui Humane Society received a call that a kitten was trapped in a deep hole.

The hole was drilled by Maui Electric to place a power pole and was covered with a pallet and a rock.

When Humane Enforcement Officer Castro arrived, she removed the pallet and saw the kitten staring back up at her. The hole was too narrow to place a trap, so Officer Castro lowered her loop stick into the hole, looped it around the kitten and carried him up to safety.

The kitten (#H176) is now safe in a foster home and will be available for adoption as soon as he is big and strong enough to go home.

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MHS says officers work hard to rescue animals in distress and protect the pets and people of Maui.

Learn More About Humane Enforcement here.


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