By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A kitten was saved in Brooklyn thanks to the work of two NYPD officers.

Police say they received a call for a cat stuck in a sewer in Kensington on Monday.

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When they got there, they removed a manhole cover, then saw the kitten floating on a Gatorade bottle.

One of the officers climbed down the sewer and rescued the little guy, who police named “Splinter.”

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That officer is now in the process of adopting Splinter.

CBSNewYork Team