ATLANTA — Another stadium, another copycat.
A small cat scampered through the rafters at Atlanta’s Truist Park on Thursday, moments before the Braves attempted to clinch their fourth straight National League East title.
The gray-and-white feline was seen scurrying along a beam in the upper deck of the park, more than hour before the first pitch. Stadium workers moved quickly to catch the elusive kitten before fans settled into their seats, The Associated Press reported.
Their movements spooked the frightened kitten, which cried while darting back and forth on the beam.
The incident happened just three weeks after a cat was seen dangling from the upper deck of Hard Rock Stadium in Miami during a University of Miami Hurricanes college football game against Appalachian State University on Sept. 11. The cat was caught by some fans that used an American flag to snare the falling, flailing feline.
A Truist Park worker was finally able to poke the cat off the beam, sending it into a net, the AP reported. It was carried away by a worker wearing a glove.
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