Video of Cat on Roof of Minivan Going 60mph on Nebraska Highway Goes Viral

A family driving down a Nebraska interstate on Friday night saw a sight they’ll never forget—a cat clutching to the roof of a red minivan going at 60mph.

One of the family members pulled out a phone and began filming the cat, while trying to catch the attention of driver. After the incident they uploaded the footage online and it quickly went viral.

“My daughter says, ‘There’s a cat on that van,’” Ronda Rankin said, reported New York Post. “I was like, ‘Oh no, that’s a raccoon.’”

“When my husband pulls up closer, I’m like, ‘Oh my God, no, that’s a cat.’”

The cat, she said, "looked really scared, like, ‘What the heck is going on?’

After motioning and calling out to the driver of the van, the Rankin’s finally managed to capture her attention and she eventually pulled over.

“I said, ‘There’s a cat on your roof,’ and I keep saying, ‘A cat on your roof.’ Then, [the driver] looks at me and she’s like, ‘Oh my God,'” Rankin said on CBS Philly, recalling her interaction with the driver. “She looks startled, and so immediately, they slow down.”

Cat on roof A video of a cat clutching to the roof of a minivan in Nebraska has gone viral. Facebook

The Nebraska Humane Society (NHS) has since seen the video and are trying to identify the people in the van, so they can determine who the cat belongs to, what happened to it after the incident and whether it needs assistance.

“We have never seen a video like that before,” Mark Langan of the NHS told KETV. “I mean, how that cat held on at high speeds like that is amazing.”

He added: “And I want to know what happened to the cat, people in Omaha want to know what happened to the cat, let’s find out what happened to this poor cat.”

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