'Miracle' kitten found in rubble days after Indiana apartment fire left 150 homeless

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. -- An Indiana family could soon have its kitten back, after being told it died in a fire.

About 150 people and their pets were left homeless after flames ripped through an apartment building in Jeffersonville.

Seven cats were killed. During a search days after the blaze, firefighters found a tiny kitten in the rubble.

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The orange tabby, who weighs less than 2 lbs., is now being called, "Miracle."

"I believe it was a miracle that we found him," Jeffersonville Fire Captain Rusty Hall said.

Miracle is being cared for at J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter, where Sarah Green works. She said he only started purring again a few days ago.

Staff members are trying to reach the family with the good news.
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