Michigan Police Department Hires A Police Cat The winning cat was chosen after five were auditioned at the Michigan Humane Society. The cat will promote pet adoptions and be used for therapeutic purposes and public appearances too.

Michigan Police Department Hires A Police Cat

Michigan Police Department Hires A Police Cat

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The winning cat was chosen after five were auditioned at the Michigan Humane Society. The cat will promote pet adoptions and be used for therapeutic purposes and public appearances too.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. You've seen a police dog. They sniff for drugs or explosives. So it's only fair that a police department in Troy, Mich., hired a police cat. The cat was chosen after five were auditioned at the Michigan Humane Society. It's mainly to promote pet adoptions, though it will be used for therapeutic purposes and to make public appearances. Maybe it will also question suspects, you know, getting them to confess by fixing them with an annoyed stare. It's MORNING EDITION.

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