September 3, 2014
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A stray cat seeking a warm spot to nap made
headlines when Long Island police rescued it from a television news
truck's rooftop satellite dish.
WCBS-TV reporter Jennifer McLogan says drivers were honking
their horns and waving as her truck traveled Wednesday along a
parkway to a Mineola (mi-nee-OH'-luh) press conference about an
arrest in a string of burglaries. She waved back.
A motorist finally called to McLogan that a cat was on the
Nassau County police Detective Sgt. Anthony Repalone says he
thought it was "an April Fools' joke" when the TV crew
interrupted his press conference to report a feline in need of
Officers freed the black-and-white cat by dismantling a panel of
the satellite dish.
The media-shy cat fled without comment.