6-week-old kitten plucked from storm drain near San Francisco

PHOTO: This photo provided by the Santa Clara County Sheriffs Office shows a rescuer holding a 6-week-old kitten after it was removed from a storm drain in Cupertino, California, Tuesday, May 21, 2019.PlaySanta Clara County Sheriff's Office via AP
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A 6-week-old kitten was rescued on Tuesday.

A woman in Cupertino, California, heard meowing as she walked by a storm drain, so she peered in and spotted the orange and white calico trapped at the bottom.

PHOTO: This photo provided by the Santa Clara County Sheriffs Office shows a rescuer holding a 6-week-old kitten after it was removed from a storm drain in Cupertino, California, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Santa Clara County Sheriffs Office via AP
This photo provided by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office shows a rescuer holding a 6-week-old kitten after it was removed from a storm drain in Cupertino, California, Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Heroes from the San Jose Fire Department lifted the grating over the drain as a deputy jumped in to scoop up the cat, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office told the Associated Press.

PHOTO: This photo provided by the Santa Clara County Sheriffs Office shows a deputy and firefighters working to rescue a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Santa Clara County Sheriffs Office via AP
This photo provided by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office shows a deputy and firefighters working to rescue a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

The kitten was examined, fed and should soon be up for adoption at a local shelter.