Arizona recycling truck driver saves kitten from the trash

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Posted: Apr 01, 2015 10:54 PM
Arizona recycling truck driver saves kitten from the trash

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A recycling truck driver in suburban Phoenix is being credited with saving a kitten from the trash.

Angelo Almendarez was collecting containers along his Peoria route Friday when he heard a strange sound coming from the back of his truck — a kitten's meow.

A city spokeswoman says the kitten is a male orange tabby estimated to be less than 3 weeks old.

Phoenix TV station KPHO reports the kitten has been adopted by an employee of Peoria's Streets Division.

This isn't Almendarez's first rescue. He recently saved a black kitten from the same predicament.

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Information from: KPHO-TV, http://www.kpho.com/