A cat is seen secured on the hood of a vehicle with a leash.
NBC News
March 24, 2015 2:56 PM EDT

A photo of a feline perched on the hood of a moving SUV has gone viral, sending Ohio police in search of the catmobile’s driver.

While one witness managed to snap a few pictures of the astonishing spectacle Sunday in the city of New Philadelphia, Police Chief Michael Goodwin said no one actually jotted down the car’s license plate. The cat was apparently secured on the hood of the four-door Buick SUV with a leash.

“It’s a very bizarre case—unclear if it would violate any animal cruelty laws,” Goodwin told NBC affiliate WKYC. “It’s the public safety (that’s)…

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