Cat Gets Comfy in TV Satellite Dish

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
truck's roof.

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
assistance.

Officers freed the black-and-white cat by dismantling a panel of
the satellite dish.

The media-shy cat fled without comment.


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