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Good Samaritan rescues kitten

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A four week old kitten was rescued by a Good Samaritan from a dumpster in Freeport, L.I. A four week old kitten was rescued by a Good Samaritan from a dumpster in Freeport, L.I.
Veterinarians at Bobbi & the Strays shelter named the kitten 'Jessie.' Veterinarians at Bobbi & the Strays shelter named the kitten 'Jessie.'
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A kitten covered in lice and with eye damage was rescued by a Good Samaritan from a dumpster on Long Island.

The woman says she heard cries and found the tiny kitten on Thursday night in Freeport.

The four-week-old fur ball named 'was was taken to the Bobbi & the Strays shelter where veterinarians will care for the kitten named 'Jessie' until she is ready to be adopted.

The no-kill shelter is holding an open house on Saturday from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. for all other adoptable pets.

All adoption fees will be waived.

Bobbi & the Strays is located at 2 Rider Place.

For more information, visit BobbiAndTheStrays.org
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