RSPCA is appealing for information after a mother and two young kittens were found dumped today in Cambridgeshire road

PUBLISHED: 18:29 22 May 2016 | UPDATED: 18:29 22 May 2016

The mum and two young kittens were found in Mereway off Milton Road, Impington

The mum and two young kittens were found in Mereway off Milton Road, Impington

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a mother and two young kittens were found dumped today (May 22).

The mum and two young kittens were found in Mereway off Milton Road, ImpingtonThe mum and two young kittens were found in Mereway off Milton Road, Impington

Fortunately the cats were found by a dog walker and rescued by local RSPCA inspector Stephen Reeves at around 1.30pm.

The mum and two young kittens were found in Mereway off Milton Road, Impington

They were dumped alongside a cardboard box with a pink jumper inside.

Inspector Reeves said: “This was a senseless act - the person who has done this clearly had no thought for the poor cats’ well-being. They were lucky to be found.

The mum and two young kittens were found in Mereway off Milton Road, ImpingtonThe mum and two young kittens were found in Mereway off Milton Road, Impington

“When I got there the kittens were hiding in a large area of stinging nettles but fortunately were tempted by some food. Mum was very distressed and nervous and needed to be caught in a trap as I couldn’t get close.

“They would have struggled to survive as they are obviously used to being in a house.”

The cats are now with a fosterer and recovering well. They will be rehomed from the RSPCA Cambridge branch.

The foster carer has named the mother cat Amanda, Alesha is the female, ginger kitten and Simon is the male, black, kitten in honour of the Britain’s Got Talent semi finals starting this week.

Anyone with information on these cats can ring the RSPCA inspectorate appeal line on 0300 123 8018.

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