A Good Samaritan rescued a kitten that he witnessed someone throwing out of a car.
The Good Samaritan took the kitten to SPCA Suncoast in New Port Richey around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
"They did see somebody toss her out the window. Unfortunately, they stopped so quick to grab her that they didn't get the person's information," SPCA Suncoast Executive Director Kerrianne Farrow said.
The kitten is 3 weeks old. She is a Flame Point Siamese kitten. She has been named April. Besides road rash, she suffered serious medical issues. She had an upper respiratory infection that turned into pneumonia and she was covered in fleas.
Medical Manager Ashley Gandees said they initially feared having to euthanize her.
"Once we saw her, we cleaned her up a little bit. She definitely showed more signs of life. When she first came in, she was just limp," Gandees said.
SPCA Suncoast is focused on April's recovery. It will take a few more weeks for her to recover. Then, she will be available to foster as long as there aren't complications. After her treatment, and when she reaches 2 months old, she will be ready for adoption.
Farrow said cases like April's are hard to solve.
"It just breaks our heart. It really does, you know, and I mean this is why we are able to have kind of a voice for the animals, you know, who don't necessarily get that," she said.
If you would like to help April's recovery or other animals at SPCA Suncoast, go to their Facebook page.