A provider containing freezing-cold kittens was discovered dumped exterior a railway station.
Three black cats have been found in dirty blankets by a member of the general public at round 7pm on Sunday night (December 3).
The 12-week-old kittens have been dumped at Chatham Railway station with out meals and water however in any other case gave the impression to be in good situation.
They at the moment are beneath the care of the RSPCA and have been named Roberta, Peter and Phyllis after The Railway Children.
Inspector Kirsten Ormerod, who’s investigating on behalf of the animal welfare charity, stated: “These poor kittens were incredibly cold when they were discovered by a member of the public.
“They’d been dumped in the crate with just a soiled bed and without food and water.
“If they hadn’t been found, who knows what could have happened, it’s an extremely cruel thing to do with unwanted pets.
She added: “Thanks to the person who found them, they are now safe and well at one of our centres, and will be cared for there until they are able to be rehomed.”
Anyone with data on the place the kittens got here from is urged to contact the RSPCA’s appeals line on 0300 123 8018, quoting reference 01192919.
The animal welfare charity is on target to see a 32.9% rise in abandonment calls this yr.
Already this yr, as much as the tip of October, it has obtained 17,838 studies of deserted animals throughout England and Wales. If traits proceed there will likely be 21,417 studies over 2023.
This compares with 16,118 studies in 2020, 17,179 in 2021 and 19,645 in 2022.