Metairie, La. - A kitten rescued from the Causeway Bridge is lucky to be alive, but it may be necessary to amputate's the cat's badly broken back leg.
The cat was discovered on the bridge Tuesday morning during rush hour traffic. Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou says a patrolman with the Motorist Assistance Patrol was able to rescue the cat and bring it to a south shore veterinarian for treatment. Dufrechou says other than the broken leg, the cat is overall in very good shape.