No cat-astrophe: Ohio police find kittens in 'suspicious package' | KSTP.com

No cat-astrophe: Ohio police find kittens in 'suspicious package'

Bomb squad call leads to discovery of cat and her newborn kittens left outside a church in New Miami, Ohio. Photo: Courtesy of Butler County Sheriff's Office/ABC 6. Bomb squad call leads to discovery of cat and her newborn kittens left outside a church in New Miami, Ohio.

Associated Press
Updated: February 19, 2021 10:49 AM
Created: February 19, 2021 10:41 AM

A police bomb squad responding to a suspicious package call at an Ohio church made an unexpected discovery: six newborn kittens and their mother inside a duffel bag.

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office says its bomb squad was called to a church in New Miami on Thursday. When the responding officers heard purring instead of ticking coming from the black bag, they used their X-ray equipment to view what was inside.

The day-old kittens and their mother were found along with a note stating they had been born on Wednesday.

“Mom’s name is Sprinkles," the note also read. "She began giving birth at 2 p.m.”


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