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Seconds Before Incinerating Tons Of Rotting Food, They Heard A Noise And Found…

In Stockholm, Sweden, right before hauling away literally tons of rotting, dripping, stinky garbage to the incinerator, workers heard a tiny noise from the mountain of trash. Small meows were coming from inside the mess, and the workers weren’t about to let whatever kitten was in there get thrown into a fire…so they dove in to its rescue.

This is what they were up against.

This is what they were up against.

So. Much. Garbage…juice.

They used a shovel and broom to carefully sift through all of the sludge…

They used a shovel and broom to carefully sift through all of the sludge...

Making sure not to hurt the kitty in the process.

After 30 minutes, they saw this.

After 30 minutes, they saw this.

He was slimy, stinky, and repulsed by his own condition, but otherwise alright.

He was slimy, stinky, and repulsed by his own condition, but otherwise alright.

After a bath at the shelter, he was still a little grumpy about the situation.

After a bath at the shelter, he was still a little grumpy about the situation.

I would be too. Ick x 1,000.

But he soon cheered up!

But he soon cheered up!

Because one of the shelter workers adopted him not too long after he came in.

Because one of the shelter workers adopted him not too long after he came in.

(via The Dodo)

What started off as a scary and so, so, so, sososo gross situation turned into a good thing for this little guy. Had he not gotten stuck in this trash heap, he might never have found this loving forever home — talk about a silver (trashy) lining!