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Trash Man Rescues Abandoned Kittens

Robert Williams and his Hartford, CT public works department coworkers saved three little lives while making trash route this morning. Robert felt something moving inside a Nike shoe box and dropped the box, thinking there was a rat inside. He decided to investgate and opened the box, finding three kittens inside.

The kittens, determined to be about 4 weeks old, were taken to the New England Veterinary Center in Windsor, where staff say they are doing fine, though they will need to stay for a couple of weeks while being treated for respiratory conditions. The kittens will be available for adoption through Animal Friends of Connecticut in West Hartford in 2 to 3 weeks.

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    October 2, 2012 9:34 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Christine Aspinall

    AWWW! Thank you so much Robert Williams and crew for saving these little guys! They are lovely!

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    October 2, 2012 11:01 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Adriana Perciballi

    Thank you Robert Williams & the Hartford Public Works for your kindness & compassion!! On the other hand how can anyone go to sleep at night knowing what they have done to these helpless little baby kitties or any animals – what kind of human being would do anything cruel.

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  • October 3, 2012 12:06 pmPosted 2 years ago
    Sue Bingley

    I agree with Molly Juhas. What about the mother. If she has had her babies taken away whilst she is still suckling them, she could develop mastisis. A very painful and potentially fatal condition. Surely, someone must know something about these furbabies. Well done you guys for rescuing the kittens. You deserve a medal. xxx

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