NYPD Looking for Owner of Cat That Wandered Into Precinct

Police in upper Manhattan are looking for the owner of a cat that turned itself in to an NYPD precinct late Monday night.

The white and gray feline slunk into the 34th precinct in Washington Heights, the precinct announced on Twitter.

“This cat walked into the 34 Pct today. Officer Andrea DiNella would like to know if anyone is missing him #uptown,” the precinct tweeted.

DiNella told NBC 4 New York Tuesday, "He looks like he came from someone's house. He was very clean, his paws were not long, he had a great disposition, didn't bite. Very friendly."  

DiNella named the cat Frankie, who's believed to be about 10 months old. When no one claimed him, she brought him to Regina Galente, who runs local rescue group Adore-a-Bullie Paws and Claws.

After his short stint in custody, Frankie's new friends in blue were sad to say goodbye. 

"Everybody loved him. We didn't want to see him go," said DiNella. 

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