Kitten rescued from car engine adopted in Milford

A kitten rescued by firefighters from inside a car has found a new home. (6/27/14)

MILFORD - A kitten rescued by firefighters from inside a car has found a new home.

The kitten got trapped inside the engine compartment of a rental car Wednesday night. Firefighters were called after a woman said she heard meowing coming from inside the car.

Christina Cannistraci thanked Lt. Gavin O'Brien and the other firefighters for rescuing the kitten, whom she has named Smokey.

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Milford Animal Hospital offered Cannistraci a free checkup for Smokey and found she was in good health. Cannistraci took her home Friday afternoon.

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