Automotive mechanics have a rewarding career path, especially if you love automobiles and motorcycles. The job of an auto mechanic takes a lot of training and knowledge of what goes on under the hood of a vehicle. But sometimes the job can take unexpected twists and turns, and some pretty wild stories have gone on in automotive shops.
You never expect to have the same day as an automotive mechanic, and that’s alright because that makes the job a bit more interesting. We are going to be taking a look at some of the unique stories that are unlike these additions to cars that automotive mechanics have encountered on the job. Read on below.
28: The Cat In The Car
A driver once found a cat in his engine compartment when his vehicle was being worked on. Here’s the quote: “When Reddit contributor, JDela13, saw the mechanic working on his truck jump back about a foot in surprise, he went over to investigate. The last thing he expected to see was a small pair of eyes staring back at him. A tiny kitten was hiding out in the groove of the engine block. Luckily, the animal was unharmed.” – via Readers Digest
It’s not unlikely to find small animals inside of your wheel well and other compartments of your vehicle if it has been sitting outside. Most notably, if you park your car out in a field or you live in a rural area, your vehicle is more susceptible to risk. Many problems can arise from small animals being inside of your vehicle, and it’s not always the cute or adorable thing you might assume.