The RSPCA is appealing for information after a litter of kittens were dumped in a pub toilet in Lincoln – for a second time.
The kittens were found in a black bag with the words ‘May Contain Prosecco’ printed on it in the men’s toilet at The Ritz Wetherspoon’s pub on the High Street at around 7pm on Tuesday (25 June).
The same thing happened in March last year.
RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Paula Jones said: “I was off duty when I got a call from a trustee from the Lincolnshire Mid & Lincoln Branch who happened to be in the pub at the time, put my uniform on and went over.
“I picked the kittens up and took them to one of the branch’s wonderful fosterers.
“She actually cared for the previous litter who were dumped at the pub last year too – we never found out who was responsible but all of them went on to be happily rehomed.
“The three females and one male are only about 3 weeks old so they are way too young to be away from their mum and need to be bottle-fed at the moment. It’s very early days for them but we’re hoping they’ll be okay.”
The RSPCA is now appealing for information.
RSPCA Inspector Laura Jones said: “If anyone knows who the person who dumped these kittens is – maybe you saw something at the pub or you know someone who had a litter of kittens and now doesn’t – please call the RSPCA appeal line on 0300 123 8018 and ask to leave a message for me.
“We are concerned about the welfare of these kittens’ mum, and really want to find and check on her, especially as it seems likely this is the second time this person has done this.”