ACUSHNET, Mass. (WHDH) — The South Coast Center for Animal Rescue and Education (C.A.R.E.) is looking for information after a kitten was thrown out a car window and found on Route 24.

The kitten was in a bag with four of his siblings when they were thrown out a car window on the highway early Sunday morning. His siblings were crushed but the kitten was thrown from the bag upon contact with the ground.

A person stopped and picked up the kitten and rushed it to the emergency room in Bridgewater. Doctors initially thought the kitten had a broken leg and would have to be euthanized but a vet tech at Capeway Veterinarian Hospital told them to stop.

The vet tech brought the kitten to C.A.R.E. Southcoast in Acushnet. X-rays were done on the kitten, now nicknamed “Freeway,” and nerve damage was found in one of his legs.

“He drags his back leg somewhat but he is a tough little man and will be fine either way,” the Facebook post said.

Anyone with information is urged to contact officials.

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