Cat’s name is ‘Chance’ but you could call him ‘Lucky’

WASHINGTON – What do you get when you combine a cop, a cat and compassion? A happy ending.

If you’ve visited the Maryland Transportation Authority Police station in Annapolis lately, you may have heard loud meowing from inside one of the offices there. Ask if that is, indeed, a cat you are hearing, and some staffers will giggle and say, “Yup, it’s the Captain’s cat.”

Manuel Crew, a captain with the Maryland Transportation Authority Police in Annapolis, stands cradling the grey-and-white cat in his arms. The cat is plastered against Crew and burrows his face into the big man’s neck, purring so loudly you can hear it from across the room.

Crew explains the cat showed up outside his fiancee’s home. “He had an injured leg, so we initially took him to the vet,” he says. They didn’t plan on keeping the cat