HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A deputy from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office recently rescued a kitten after hearing it “meow.”

The deputy found the kitten in an engine compartment of a vehicle parked at a local restaurant.

With the help of animal enforcement and citizens offering help, the kitten was rescued, according to the sheriff’s office.

(Courtesy: The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office)

Arrangements have already been made for the kitten’s adoption.