Sandy Springs officer rescues, adopts kitten thrown from car

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Now he wants help finding out who tossed the feline

Sandy Springs Police received a call Sunday night that someone had thrown kittens from a moving car.

SSPD Officer Phillip Housand responded to the incident at Peachtree Dunwoody Road near Johnson Ferry and found one of the tiny felines alive and unhurt.

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Housand called animal control to pick the kitten up, but it was going to be awhile before anyone arrived. So Housand, who joined the Sandy Springs Police Department in 2018, played with the bundle of fur.

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And in that short time, he fell in love.

The kitten is now a member of Housand’s family.

This story has a happy ending, but Housand wants to know who made it begin horribly. He asks anyone with information on who tossed the kittens to email him at

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