Kitten rescued from wall of Detroit gas station bathroom

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:01:21 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 27 2013 03:08:49 PM EST

Michigan Humane Society

Dawson is with a foster family after being rescued from inside the wall of a gas station bathroom in Detroit.


A kitten was rescued from inside the wall of a bathroom Nov. 6 in Detroit.

The Michigan Humane Society Rescue Department was contacted by gas station employees who were concerned for the kitten's well being. Employees said the kitten had been coming out of a small hole in the bathroom wall but they had not seen him in a few days.

The MHS rescue team determined the kitten, now named Dawson, was stuck inside the wall after an access hole was cut into it by a gas station employee. Dawson was caught between a steel beam and the brick outer wall.

He was pulled to safety and taken to the MHS Detroit Center for Animal Care.

A veterinarian examined Dawson and found out he has a severe upper respiratory infection. The kitten is in a foster home after receiving special treatment. They hope he makes a full recovery.

To help MHS rescue and care for more animals you can call 855-MHS-GIVE or donate online at


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