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Kitty caper! Beloved Brooklyn bodega cat kidnapped, fiend nonetheless on the unfastened


A beloved Brooklyn bodega cat was kidnapped final week outdoors the feline’s Park Slope retailer — and his heartbroken proprietor stated Thursday that he’s praying the NYPD will observe down the merciless catnapper.

“The cat was so particular … when the cat is right here, he brings life to the shop,” Abdulmajeed Albahri, the proprietor of Park Slope’s Green Olives Deli & Grill, stated of his grey kitty, Boka.  

“Sometimes when it’s not that busy, I used to play with him, make movies of him all through my shift and in addition the shoppers used to return to play with the cat, , taking photos with him, so it was enjoyable for us as we work within the retailer and for the shoppers, too.” 

On Friday, Boka was hanging out in entrance of the Seventh Avenue deli when a person wearing khakis, a white shirt and a lightweight blue hat was caught on surveillance footage skulking round outdoors, the clip exhibits. 

As Boka trotted out onto the sidewalk, the person came to visit, scooped him into his arms and walked away, the video exhibits. 

On Friday, Boka was hanging out in entrance of the Seventh Avenue deli.
@ kediboka

At first, Albahri thought Boka may need gotten misplaced, as he generally likes to enterprise across the neighborhood. But when he checked the cameras on Monday, he realized his feline had been stolen. 

“It’s actually worrying as a result of I don’t know what the man goes to do with the cat as a result of he stole it in a bizarre method,” stated Albahri, 25.

“He doesn’t appear to be somebody who cares about cats.” 

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A person came to visit, scooped the cat into his arms and walked away.
@ kediboka

Albahri referred to as police, gave them the surveillance footage and filed a report, he stated. 

The NYPD confirmed Thursday a report has been filed and stated no arrests have been made and the investigation stays ongoing. 

Albahri has been posting about the abduction on social media and is hoping somebody can observe down the one that stole Boka. 

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Boka was kidnapped final week outdoors the feline’s Park Slope retailer.
@ kediboka

“It’s the primary time we bought a cat as a result of we love cats,” Albahri stated of his determination to undertake Boka this January. 

“He was so lively as a result of some folks say they’ve cats however their cats usually are not lively they usually don’t play lots however Boka was so lively and when he performs lots, he brings life to the shop.” 

Albahri runs an Instagram web page for Boka and steadily shares movies of him hanging out on his shoulder, taking part in in bins and strolling on his leash. 

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The NYPD confirmed Thursday a report has been filed.
@ kediboka

“I want Boka can be again quickly,” he wrote in a current put up. 

“My complete world.”



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