Kitten thrown off OBX bridge rescued by NCDOT workers, has new home

MANNS HARBOR, N.C (WNCT) — A kitten thrown off the Old Manns Harbor Bridge Wednesday and rescued by two NCDOT underwater inspectors now has a family.

The cat, which was rescued by inspectors Reece Newman and Ben Presgrave, has been adopted by Newman and his family.

After a quick checkup at the vet, “Bridger Catfish Newman” is healthy and has a new home, the NCDOT says.

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