A kitten was discovered amid trash on a speeding conveyor belt at a recycling facility in California but it was plucked to safety by an operator moments before reaching a compactor.
Cal-Waste loader operator Tony Miranda told KCRA-TV he was busy sorting the recycling at the facility in Galt when the newborn was spotted with other materials.
“We put so much material in here and we run so much stuff through it,” said Miranda. “It’s just amazing to see a little kitty survive through all this. It made my day today, definitely made my day.”
The kitten apparently survived being picked up by a garbage truck, the ride to the recycling facility and then being pushed upon the conveyor belt with other items meant for recycling before it was found.