Missouri Police officer saves kitten from traffic barrier

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (CNN) - A North Kansas City, Missouri Police officer stepped in to save a life and ended up with a new family member.

Officer Jason Smith noticed a tiny kitten on a barrier wall and called for backup to get traffic under control around the area.

Despite his heroics, the kitten was not thrilled about being taken to safety until it reached the comforts of the patrol car.

After being checked out by a vet, the kitty was adopted by officer smith's family and named Bella.