Heart Like a Wheel

January 18, 2008 by
Filed under: Crazy Cat Lady, Williamsburg 


Meet Chevette, a little kitty with a BIG story to tell! Per Lisa Vallez (a volunteer at BARC):

BARC Shelter’s kennel manager, Jose, made an unusual rescue last Saturday afternoon. A man named Richard thinks he has a kitten under the hood of his Chevy Taurus Tahoe. He’s driving and has his dog Duff in the car with him. Duff doesn’t like other dogs and really doesn’t like cats. Richard decides to drive to the shelter. No, not the safest solution, but the kitten we call Chevette is safe and sound if a little greasy. She also needs a home and prefers public transportation, in a cat carrier please!

If anyone out there is interested in giving Chevette a home, I would recommend firstly that you peruse BARC’s adoption requirements and then pay her a visit at:

Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition
253 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11211
Adoption hours: Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5:00 p.m.

You can check out Lisa’s photoset about this pint-size automotive enthusiast by clicking here. In closing I would feel remiss if I didn’t state that I think this kitty cat’s name should be Shirley. As in the first lady of drag racing herself:

I want to be the fastest woman in the world – in a manner of speaking.

Miss Heather

UPDATE, 3:40 p.m.: Chevette has been adopted! True to form, she is one fast woman! That said there are still plenty of kitty cats (especially kittens— like these guys) awaiting homes at BARC, so why not swing and check them out this weekend?

Photo Credit: Lisa Vallez


One Comment on Heart Like a Wheel

  1. lisacat on Fri, 18th Jan 2008 1:37 pm
  2. Chevette drove off into the sunset yesterday headed for her new home somewhere in Brooklyn! Thanks once again Miss Heather! I’ll send her new chauffeur a link and maybe she’ll give us an update!

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