A Hong Kong man has become a hero for cat lovers everywhere after a video went viral yesterday showing him saving a small kitten from the middle of a busy road.
Dashcam footage from a car driving toward Kowloon on the Lion Rock Tunnel Road yesterday morning shows the man putting his own life on the line by walking into the road, stopping rush-hour traffic and picking up a tiny lump on the street before heading back to his motorcycle parked on the side of the road.
Turns out, that little lump was a tiny kitten. Watch the video below:
Later, the man, Kwok Kin Wai (Kevin Kwok), a local firefighter, posted photos of the tiny kitten onto his Facebook page. Kwok said that while he was on his motorcycle he had noticed something small moving on the road. At first, he kept going, thinking it would be too dangerous to stop, but his conscious soon caught up with him.
Kwok concluded his post by asking if anyone wanted to adopt the adorable little kitten. The post has received more than 38,000 likes and 5,000 shares.
Only an hour later, he updated his post to say that he had found the kitten a loving family that would take good care of it. Later on Thursday, he posted another photo on Facebook showing himself handing the tiny kitten over to its new owner.
[Images via Facebook]
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