An overdose reversal drug was used by a veterinarian in Pennsylvania to save the life of a kitten that had been drugged with heroin, an Associated Press report said. Police arrested the man who abused the cat on Tuesday from one of Philadelphia suburbs.

James Myers, a West Chester resident, was arrested on charges of animal cruelty and drug possession.

A West Whiteland Township police officer on Sunday reportedly noticed Myers’ car being parked in the middle of a street with its door open. Upon inspecting the car, the officer reportedly said that he saw an injured black kitten with a rope around its neck and several of its teeth knocked out.

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The police also found packets of heroin and many needles inside the car.

The veterinarian saved the cat with Narcan, an antidote for opium-based drug overdoses, authorities said.

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