Colorado State Patrol rescues injured cat on Interstate 25

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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — The Colorado State Patrol trooper rescued a house cat that got on Interstate 25 near Castle Pines on Thursday morning.

Drivers in the area had to slow and move over in the area so first responders could rescue the animal about 8:15 a.m.

The Colorado State Patrol said the cat was rescued but it was injured. It was taken to the Dumb Friends League Buddy Center in Castle Rock to be treated.

The extent of the injuries to the cat is not known. The Colorado State Patrol did not say if the cat has been reunited with its owner.