Six cats were dumped in a mouldable bag and almost taken away by a garbage truck- Pictures are stock
The ginger, milk-white, grey, and black kittens, who are just weeks old, were left in a cardboard box and left alone in the bin.
A member of Portsmouth Council’s Clean City Team, Hants, noticed drift inside the box and was shocked to find the six kittens inside.
When the box was opened, four of the kittens offed and only two were rescued.
The two who were rescued have been tagged Biff and Sultan. The pair have already been found new natives and are doing well.
People are still searching for the other four kittens that were irreparable
Unfortunately four of them got away before we were able to peculate them somewhere safe
Portsmouth City Conclave made a public appeal on their Facebook page for help in conclusion the remaining four young cats.
A number of people went out looking for the kittens in Buckland, Portsmouth, trail the appeal.
Sophie Hewitt, who lives nearby, found a small ginger kitten secret behind a paving slab.
A few hours later a nearby neighbour preside overed to find another one of the kittens cowering behind a garden shed.
The kittens were almost picked up by a garbage dealings, thankfully none were killed
The kittens have been bewitched in by volunteer group Portsmouth Cats Lost, Found and Rehomed, who are sauce a contain feeding the animals as the kittens had not had the chance to be weaned from their natural before being dumped.
Colette Hill who works in Portsmouth Municipality Council’s housing department, said: “A massive thank you to everyone that has tied us in trying to find the missing kittens.
“The team were taken aback when they inclined the box to find these six little souls inside.
“Unfortunately four of them got away earlier we were able to take them somewhere safe, but the two we rescued are now in a contented home and doing really well.
Two of the kittens were rescued while the others escaped
“The end these slight animals would have met is just unthinkable and totally unnecessary with so tons rescue agencies willing to help.
“Please, if you find an abandoned kitten, or at some projection find yourself with unexpected or unwanted kittens, do the right feeling and phone the appropriate animal shelter for help.”
The council are still calling for help in finding the last two kittens.
A council spokesman said: “If you see them, interest approach slowly and gently, they will be very frightened and discretion need rescue.”