Family rescues kitten hiding in car's muffler

Here is a story that will tug at your heart strings, a valley kitten literally given a second chance at life after she was found hiding inside the muffler of one family's car. Now that lucky kitten needs to find her forever home.

Meet Chance, a little kitten that took a big risk. 

"I was actually coming from north Phoenix, I had an appointment on a Sunday morning, I shouldn't have been there," said Dan Foley who was driving down State Route 51 going to Chandler when he saw the kitten running alongside the road.

"I couldn't get to it, I had to loop around and it was still there. I stopped real quick, turned on the hazard lights, waived a truck around me, and went to grab the kitten, and it bolted towards the back of the car," he said.

The kitten was nowhere in sight, so Foley went home, picked up his family, and headed off to dinner.

"We were getting into the car, and I heard the meow, and I'm like dad it's the cat," said Amanda Foley, Dan's daughter.

"The cat actually ran up and up back of the car, came up and jumped over the muffler into the are above the heat shield and sat there the whole way home," said Dan.

"With my dad we tried to get it out of the car, I was so surprised it was up between the tail pipe. I've never seen that before," said Amanda.

Neighbors pitched in to rescue the kitten who miraculously survived. 

"She loves people, she's just a really, really awesome cat to have," she said.

Even though the cat has stolen their hearts they can't keep Chance and are hopeful someone will give her a very loving forever home.

Update: The Foley family says they have found the perfect home for Chance. Thank you to everyone who expressed interest in adopting the kitten.
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