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Appeal to find owner of kittens dumped in Wirral woodland
THE RSPCA is appealing for the owner of two kittens dumped in a bag in Wirral woodland to get in touch.
The black and white male and dark tortoiseshell-coloured female, both thought to be around five months old, were discovered by a member of the public in Shorefields, New Ferry, last Wednesday.
They were inside a black holdall and are now in the care of RSPCA Wirral & Chester Branch Animal Centre in Wallasey.
RSPCA animal welfare officer John Littlewood hopes someone will recognise them and get in touch.
He said: "The cats are in a good condition but the female is thought to be pregnant already which could account for why they were dumped in this way.
"Owners must neuter their pets to prevent unwanted litters. There are far too many animals out there that charities like us are struggling to find homes for, and this is the main reason.
"Our centres are full to bursting and rehoming is very difficult, particularly when it comes to cats.
"This doesn’t have to happen, and it’s the responsibility of the owners to ensure it doesn't."
Anyone with any information should call the RSPCA on 0300 123 999 and ask to leave a message for AWO Littlewood.
AWO Littlewood said: "The branch has someone lined up to take these cats but have many, many more that are desperate for loving new homes.
"Anyone who is looking to take on a pet should always go to a rescue organisation first."
RSPCA Wirral & Chester Branch Animal Centre is on Cross Lane, Wallasey, CH45 8RH and is open 11.30am-3.15pm every day except Thursday when it is closed to the public.