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Kitten, rescued after hurricane, finds a home

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DAVID B. CARUSO | AP

NEW YORK (AP) - They're two of a kind. A New York City kitten that spent a year recuperating with an animal rescue group has finally been adopted -- by a fellow Superstorm Sandy refugee.

The little white cat, named Joy, was the last of nearly 300 animals that wound up in an ASPCA shelter following the storm. This week, she was getting used to her new home with Robert Curran. His home and family business on the city's Rockaway Peninsula were partly destroyed by Sandy's powerful storm surge.

Curran said he reached out to the ASPCA after The Associated Press wrote about the group's attempt to find Joy a permanent home. He said he felt like he and Joy had a lot in common.

They're now living in Brooklyn.

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