MANTEO, North Carolina (WTVD) — Talk about going above and beyond the call of duty! Reece Newman and Ben Presgrave, both underwater inspectors with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, rescued a small kitten after it was thrown off the Old Mans Harbor Bridge in Manteo.

The kitten was quickly grabbed out of the water and rushed to a nearby veterinarian.

After getting a clean bill of health, Bridger Catfish, the cat’s new name, was adopted by Newman, one of the DOT workers that saved its life.

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