Today you are going to see an incredible story about a couple from the US who decided to put it all on the line to help a “strange” animal that was just about to fall off a bridge. Even though most people would get scared after noticing a pair of eyes watching them from the dark, the protagonists of our story did the exact opposite.

20. LATE NIGHT DRIVES

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There’s something calming about driving late at night and no one can deny that. It’s like the warm city lights can relax you while the radio is playing in the background. However, late night drives can also be quite spooky.

19. GETTING SCARED

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Everyone has gotten scared by a strange animal in the night and this is no reason to be ashamed. However, you will be amazed to see what kind of animal Markus Heyder and Erin Hutchko stumbled upon while driving on the Wright Memorial Bridge in North Carolina.

18. GOING HOME

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Markus and Erin were going home one night and they had to take the Wright Memorial Bridge in North Carolina because it was the shortest route. Little did they know, choosing this route home would change their lives forever.

17. LONG BRIDGE

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As the couple was driving on the long Wright Memorial Bridge, Erin spotted something strange on the side of the road. Keep reading because you will never believe what it was…

16. WEIRD CREATURE

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Markus was focusing on the road ahead while Erin was looking to the sides. She was simply taking in the amazing view when she noticed that a pair of eyes is staring right back at her! 

15. SETTING A GOOD EXAMPLE

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The couple always did their best to set a good example for their kids and they were nice people. This is why Erin asked Markus to stop the car so that she can check out what’s going on with the strange animal hanging out on the bridge. Can you believe this?

14. GOING BACK

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Markus didn’t hesitate to put his car into reverse and to go back. The scary thing about this entire situation is that neither Markus nor Erin knew what type of animal was waiting for them on the bridge.

13. ERIN IS BRAVE

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Without giving it any second thought, Erin jumped out of the car and she went to pick up the lonely animal that was hanging out on the bridge. You better check out the next picture to see what type of animal it was!!

12. SCARED KITTEN

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The strange animal was a scared kitten all along! Good thing Erin went to save her because the kitten could’ve fallen off the bridge.

11. BACK TO THE CAR

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Erin took the poor kitten in the car and she started petting it. The amazing thing about this is that the kitten started feeling comfortable in Erin’s arms right away and she began purring.

10. COMING HOME

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The couple had no other option than to take the kitten back to their home. Who else was going to take in a stray that nearly fell off the Wright Memorial Bridge?

9. BRIDGETT

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After giving the kitten a warm bath, the couple named her Bridgett. They figured out that this name is appropriate since they found her on a bridge. The next picture will bring a smile to your face!

7. THE KIDS LOVE HER

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Luckily for Bridgett, the couple’s kids loved having her around. They always wanted to get a pet and now their wish came true. Isn’t it amazing how life has a way of sorting things out?

6. AMAZING STORY

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Stories about stray kittens usually don’t have a happy ending, but it looks like Bridgett is an exception to that rule. Instead of falling off the bridge, Bridgett found a loving family.

5. FEELING BETTER

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Markus and Erin made sure that Bridgett is in perfect health by taking her to visit the vet. The vet told the couple that there’s nothing wrong with Bridgett and he thanked them for being such nice people.

4. HAVING FUN

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It didn’t take long for Bridgett to befriend the kids and she started having fun with them. Bridgett’s favorite activity is to watch the fish and dream about catching them.

3. ADORABLE KITTEN

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Did you ever expect that the strange animal lurking on the bridge was an adorable little kitten? Luckily for Bridgett, Erin couldn’t bear the thought of not checking to see if there’s something wrong with her and she came and saved her.

2. LIFESAVER

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Erin is a lifesaver and no one can deny that! There aren’t that many people who would put it all on the line to save a strange animal that they don’t even know what kind of breed it is and this makes Erin special.

1. HAPPY ENDING

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Our story was a little scary at the begging, but everything turned out well in the end. Bridgett found a loving family to adopt her and the couple found a pet that will love them for all her life.