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Cop Rescues Tiny Abandoned Kitten And They Are The Purr-fect Pair

When a kitten was found crying under a Dumpster, Officer Cody Garrett chose to give the little girl a forever home.

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An unlikely, but stellar crime fighting duo. Via donutoperator/Instagram

Cops and kittens may not seem like a logical pairing, but all it takes is one adorable duo to change your mind.

South Carolina police officer Cody Garrett was working the late shift alongside another officer who, while responding to a call, heard the unmistakable sounds of a kitten crying from underneath a nearby Dumpster, he told BuzzFeed News.

The kitten was then taken back to the station, and when nobody else claimed her, Garrett chose to take her home.

“I don’t know why they didn’t want it, but I offered to take it,” Garrett told BuzzFeed.

He already had another cat at home named Toothless, who had recently given birth to her own litter of kittens, so he thought this teeny, tiny orange tabby would fit right in. And boy, did she ever.

When he first put the kitten down, she let out a trail of yellow poop, giving her the name, “Squirt.”

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Fitting right in. Via donutoperator/Imgur

After that she quickly made herself right at home.

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CAN’T HANDLE THE CUTENESS. Via donutoperator/Imgur

Toothless accepted the new family member immediately, and let Squirt nurse alongside her other kittens.

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She may be smaller, but she’s earned her place. Via donutoperator/Imgur

Now, Squirt is safe, has a forever home, and a new family of other cats to play with.

She also has the opportunity to keep her streets safe while perched on the shoulder of her owner, should she choose a life in blue.

And she even has the mustache for the job (courtesy of a little creative photo editing).    

Much better. #mustache #love #kittycat #kitten #kittensofinstagram #cute #rescue A photo posted by Donut Operator (@donutoperator) on

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  • I have adopted ten stray kittens in my lifetime. I have no regrets. Love them all! God bless!

    judy rector May 4, 2016 5:10 am Reply
  • Please officer get those kittens spayed or neutered.. There are too many that are euthanized daily..

    Dawn May 4, 2016 6:14 am Reply
  • Love this!! What a special guy!!!

    Kim May 5, 2016 3:32 pm Reply
  • Way to go officer! Thank you from Michigan!

    Valerie May 5, 2016 4:27 pm Reply
  • Love this story. Thank God for your kindness.

    Paula May 6, 2016 9:17 am Reply
  • That is awesome so glad I saw this usually see sad stuff but this made my nite… God bless

    Jenny May 6, 2016 7:49 pm Reply

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