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Stowaway Kitten Finds Home in Redondo Beach

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The four-month-old kitten who stowed himself away in a shipping container in July and make a cross-Pacific voyage, showing up in L.A. near death from dehydration and starvation, has found a new home in Redondo Beach.

The kitty, who's since been named Ni Hao, meaning "hello," traveled from Shanghai to Compton. He's been being cared for by an animal center in Compton, and nearly 80 people applied to adopt him, according to City News Service. They report:



Evelina Villa of the county Department of Animal Care and Control said one of her colleagues dropped in on the couple to get a look at Ni Hao's new home. "The report said that if they were a cat, they'd want to live there," she said.