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Selfless man cuts open his own truck to rescue trapped kitten

Frazier and rescued kitten
Frazier and rescued kitten
Via CNN/Humane Society of Vero Beach

A man in Vero Beach, Fla., did something to save a tiny kitten that most people would never consider doing...he cut open the side of his own truck, reported Wednesday's CNN News.

In late May, 50-year-old Errand Frazier heard something odd coming from within his Chevrolet truck - something that sounded a bit like a cat. After a failed attempt to lure whatever was hiding in the body of the truck out with a can of food, Frazier took a more direct approach - literally slicing open the side of his vehicle with sheet metal cutters.

Once the opening was made, Frazier could see a tiny kitten hiding inside the body of the truck. Unfortunately, even with the opening, Frazier was unable to reach the kitten, who appeared to be lodged in the frame.

In an effort to get help, Frazier drove (slowly) to the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, where a team of employees worked together to free the kitten from the vehicle.

Janet Winikoff, director of education at the local Humane Society, took the amazing story to CNN ireport, as well as on the shelter's Facebook page. As people heard about Frazier's compassionate act, they reached out with offers to help pay for the repairs to his damaged truck, which happens to be the Frazier family's only vehicle.

Frazier and his wife, Cindy, were touched by the support, stating:

We really never expected all of this, to be honest, but God does blessings every day,"

"That's the reason that little kitten just showed up here -- because God knew we would do whatever we needed to do to make sure that kitten was safe."

The 8-week-old kitten, dubbed "Megan," has already found a wonderful, new home.

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