Cat Taken Into Custody by NYPD

When a cat turned himself in at the New York Police Department's 34th precinct in the Bronx late Monday night, the officers took him into custody — and quickly fell in love with him.

They tweeted a photo of the friendly 10-month-old cat they nicknamed Frankie in the hopes of finding his owner.

“He looks like he came from someone’s house. He was very clean… he had a great disposition, didn’t bite. Very friendly,” Officer Andrea DiNella told NBC New York Tuesday.

She brought him to a local rescue group, Adore-a-Bullie Paws & Claws. The group is now trying to get the word out about Frankie. If his owner doesn’t come forward, they’ll look for a new home for him.

His buddies back at the precinct are already missing him.

“Everybody loved him. We didn’t want to see him go,” DiNella said. 

Still, they’ll be happy to see him reunited with his owner or go off to another good home.

The animal rescue group posted on Facebook that: “[Frankie] was in lock up at a police pct in the Bronx today! ... The police released him to our custody, and he has been ordered to find a home… He will be fully vetted and up for adoption by Tuesday of next week. He is super sweet and lots of fun!”

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