Police respond to suspicious package, find abandoned kittens

Police respond to suspicious package, find abandoned kittens

Four kittens were rescued early Friday morning in Auburn after a suspicious package turned out to be a box with them inside.

About 1 a.m. someone noticed a taped-sealed box on the side of a road in Auburn, about 25 miles south of Seattle.

“Imagine our surprise when the box was opened and these lovable fellows were found inside!” an Auburn police spokesperson wrote.

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They were taken to the vet for a checkup and later Friday were taken to the Auburn Valley Humane Society for probable adoption.

Police encouraged people who have unwanted animals to call the police non-emergency line at 253-288-2121 or call the Auburn Valley Humane Society at 253-931-3062.

Investigators are searching for who left the animals there. Anyone with information are asked to call 253-288-7403 and reference case 18-05619.

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