boston state police cat pike This cat was found wandering the Mass. Pike early Monday morning until state police troopers were able to wrangle it.
Credit: Massachusetts State Police

 

A possibly sick and almost certainly frightened feline was found wandering along the Mass. Pike during the Monday morning rush hour.

 

State police said they received "numerous calls" reporting a cat in the median of Interstate 90 in Boston.

 

"The callers reported the cat to appear either sick or frightened," state police said.

 

At about 7 a.m., troopers Robert Monahan and Joseph Hilton responded to the area and were able to wrangle the cat.

 

Animal control officers from Boston were called and took custody of the cat.

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