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You Can Now Adopt the Subway Kittens

Friday, August 30, 2013

The two kittens that shut down a section of the B and Q subway lines when they escaped onto the tracks are now up for adoption.

The kittens, now named Arthur and August, were rescued Thursday night around 6 p.m. by the NYPD. Power was suspended between several stops on the local and express tracks for 90 minutes after the kittens were seen on the tracks.

They're currently at the Brooklyn Animal Care Shelter on Linden Boulevard.

Full story of the kitten-caused subway shut down here

Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C)/Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C).
August in a more pensive moment.
Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C).
Arthur is ready for his closeup.

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Comments [4]

Hope they are adopted soon and hope they get named Bee and Queue for the trains that stopped to save them.

Sep. 12 2013 12:50 PM
Les-Chicago from Chicago

The woman who owned these kitties has to be two tacos short of a combination plate to have had them out in the first place. She's obviously an idiot. But the poor kitties? Were I stand on the platform, I'd have tried to save the kitties. They're living creatures, and God put them here for a reason. It's unfortunately sad that they were there in the first place, but once discovered, they deserved to be saved. They did the right thing.

Sep. 02 2013 07:30 AM
peggyb from Brooklyn

Hope they get adopted quickly, that is not a No-Kill Shelter. Maybe Bobbi & The Strays will take them before they're destroyed.

Aug. 30 2013 11:27 PM
Barbee Monk from Miami

I WANT THE KITTIES

Aug. 30 2013 09:54 PM

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