Good Samaritans exist in Hoboken
Today’s “feel good” segment comes from Hoboken411 reader Rose Ann.
She witnessed a random act of kindness today on the corner of Newark/Washington Streets across from City Hall:
There are still good Samaritans in Hoboken
“When I had thought all hope has been lost in this city of ours, this morning around 9 am I witnessed probably one of the nicest things (Yes, right here in our town HOBOKEN!)
I was going for my morning jog and decided to stop in CVS on Newark Ave and grab a water. As I was “warming down” I drank my water and noticed a woman sitting on a bench (obviously homeless) with a cat on a leash. I watched this woman (elderly) pet this (white well-fed cat) and place it in a black duffle bag. I was going to say something like, “Hey lady it might be too hot to do that”. When a young girl got out of her SUV and said, “Excuse me I have a travel bag that might be better for you to use, it even has wheels and its good for cats”. The young girl went to the back of her SUV and pulled out a black leather carry-on pet travel bag. The woman gracefully accepted and repeatedly thanked the young girl and said, “what are you going to use for your cat”. The young girl said, “I’ll get another one”. I couldn’t believe it. I HAVE THE SAME CARRY-ON I USE FOR MY CATS WHEN I TRAVEL, I COULDN’T HELP BUT NOTICE IT WAS A SHERPA WITH WHEELS!!! Sherpa tags still attached. I know when I bought this carry-on it was well over $100!!!
The woman drove off and I stood in amazement. I commented to the “homeless woman” how nice that was at the cat would be more comfortable using the carry case and I use the exact same one for my cats when I travel. The woman with tears in her eyes said, “That girl made me and Scratches day”. I said, “Believe it or not she made mine too”.
The moral of this story, there are still some good Samaritans in Hoboken.”
Have you performed your random act of kindness today?