Highway Rescue

Big Sky Buckeye

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Blanche drives home after work one late afternoon.  The freeway is slow with traffic due to a heavy rainstorm.

As she approaches her exit, traffic has spread out a bit.  However, the rain has picked up in intensity.  The car’s wipers are working overtime now so she can see the highway a bit more clearly.

As she glances across the median, she notices a man pulled off on to the right shoulder.  He deposits a small kitten along the road and quickly drives away.

Blanche can’t believe it.  She pulls over to the right shoulder on her side of the freeway, and turns on the car’s emergency flashers.

Upon leaving her car, she pulls her large purse up over her head, checks for traffic, and hurries across the median to the marooned kitten.  The rain is drenching her clothing, and she can barely see…

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3 Replies to “Highway Rescue”

  1. Thank you for sharing this story. When my now adult daughters were growing up, we provided a home for a couple of cats.

    If you are interested in poetry about dogs, there are three different poems about Sadie (2) and Scooter and Sydney.

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