OUTER BANKS, NC (WVEC) -- An NCDOT employee found a fur-ever friend after a rescue mission earlier this week.

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, their employees helped rescue a kitten that had been thrown from a bridge Wednesday.

The kitten was later adopted by one of the rescuers.

Judging by a picture tweeted out by NCDOT, the two are a PURR-fect match.