Police officer rescues kitten from Interstate 90 in western Wisconsin; cat later dies

TOWN OF CAMPBELL, Wis. (WKBT) — A Town of Campbell police officer picked up an unlikely passenger on a busy Wisconsin highway on Thursday.

An officer was on her way to work on Thursday when she spotted a kitten on the side of the road, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page, She notified an on-duty officer who found the kitten on the shoulder of Interstate 90.

The on-duty officer rescued the kitten and turned it over to the Coulee Region Humane Society. The humane society later told WBKT-TV the cat died minutes after being brought in, adding it may have been hit by a vehicle before the officer found it.