NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Actress and television co-host Whoopi Goldberg has adopted the 2-month old kitten that was allegedly tossed out of a car window on the Verrazano Bridge last month.
On her Facebook page, Goldberg wrote that she was finally able take the kitten home, but that her other cat, “Oliver,” was not too happy about the move. However, Whoopi wrote that she thinks the new kitten will eventually win him over.READ MORE: Wild Edge Rangers To Spoil Lundqvist Jersey Retirement
“I think he’ll get Oliver to come around sooner than later,” she wrote.READ MORE: TIMELINE: Nor'easter Could Bring More Than A Foot Of Snow To Long Island & Jersey Shore; Up To 8 Inches To NYC
The kitten, named “Verrazano” by employees of the New York City Animal Care & Control, was rescued and taken to the organization’s Staten Island care center after the incident.
Witnesses said that the kitten was thrown out of the window of a moving car and an animal control officer stopped his vehicle and rescued the kitten.MORE NEWS: Nor'easter Triggers Blizzard Warning In Suffolk County, As New York Braces For Widespread Snowfall
Goldberg said that the kitten has been nicknamed “Vinny.”