Not All Heroes Wear Capes; Driver Rescues Kitten From Highway

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Talk about close calls. This tiny kitten was in terrible danger before it was rescued by one man willing to stop his car and save a life.  Miraculously, the kitten was unharmed. The video captured by a Russian surveillance camera has gone viral.

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Yes, this is hard to watch, but it helps if you know how it ended. The kitten fell out of the window of an SUV and landed on the right lane of a busy roadway in the city of Kalinigrad, located off the coast of the Baltic Sea, as seen in footage captured by Safe City, a surveillance camera system, according to the Washington Post. The incident took place on September 12, according to the Washington Post.

Multiple cars drive by, swerving out of the way, and two huge trucks pass directly over the kitten who appears frozen in the middle of the road. Finally, a kind-hearted driver stops his car and rescues the kitten. He was later identified by local news outlet Life.Ru as Denis Degtyarev, who told Life.Ru that the kitten was unharmed and has been adopted.

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“I checked him quickly as I picked him up. He looked deeply shocked but all right in that nothing was broken or badly bruised. There was no blood,” Degtyarev explained. “I drove it to the sport school which my kids attend, and friends of ours quickly found him a new family. He is doing well now.”

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“Not all heroes wear capes,” commented one poster. “We need more people like him in the world.”

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