An animal welfare charity has launched an appeal after three kittens were abandoned in a park.
The Scottish SPCA said the young cats were found in a vodka box in Gallatown Park in Kirkcaldy, Fife, on Thursday.
A member of the public called the charity to report that some children had discovered the animals while playing.
The kittens – two males and one female – are thought to be around 12-weeks-old.
Scottish SPCA inspector Robyn Gray said: “The kittens were found in a vodka box that appears to have been used for moving or storage in the past. The box is marked ‘tops’ and dated from 2017.
“The animals were found in the park at around 2pm and can’t have been there for long as both they and the cardboard box they were in were dry despite the wet weather.
“The kittens were in good condition and did not have any injuries, illnesses or fleas so they have clearly been well cared for up to this point.
“Although we appreciate the owner may have meant for these cats to be found, this is not the proper way to give up an animal if you can no longer care for them.”
She added: “They are semi-longhaired and all have distinctive markings so we’re sure someone must recognise them.”
Anyone with information about the kittens is asked to call the charity’s confidential animal helpline on 03000 999 999.
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