Popular New York City Bodega Cat Missing After Being Cat-Napped In Broad Daylight

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A affable store-front feline is missing aft being cat-napped successful wide daylight.

Boka, a Russian Blue kitten who would bent retired astatine the Green Olives Deli & Grill successful Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood, was swiped disconnected the sidewalk aft helium wandered retired of the store connected July 29, Brooklyn Paper reported.

Security camera footage shared by TikTok idiosyncratic @catluminati showed a antheral scoping retired the store earlier walking up to the feline and stealing it.

Abdulmajeed Albahri, proprietor of the bodega that Boka called home, told The New York Post helium was frightened due to the fact that the kidnapper didn’t “look similar idiosyncratic who cares astir cats.”

Albahri primitively thought Boka had gotten mislaid oregon visited a adjacent feline friend, but past helium checked the information footage.

“The feline was truthful peculiar … erstwhile the feline is here, helium brings beingness to the store,” Albahri told the newspaper.

No arrests person been made and an probe remains ongoing, the New York City Police Department told the Post.

Bodega cats person been swiped from New York City stores successful the past, Brooklyn Paper noted, including 1 “very friendly” kitty who was stolen successful 2017.

Albahri described Boka arsenic his “entire world” connected Instagram.

“I privation Boka volition beryllium backmost soon,” helium wrote.

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