Police search for person who threw kittens from bridge

NEW ORLEANS (KPLC) - Police are searching for the person who threw two kittens out of the window of a mini-van that was traveling along the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway.

A witness, Olivia Thompson of Slidell, told WWL television that she saw the kittens come out of the driver's side window. She called police, who report that another driver later found one of the animals - an eight-week-old kitten - hiding in a drain hole under a concrete rail.

That kitten was treated by a vet and has been adopted. Causeway Police said the incident happened on Sept. 17. They said they have video tape of every car leaving the Causeway Bridge that day and hope to identify the driver who tossed the kittens out the window.

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