Three kittens and cat dumped in shoebox in Boston alleyway
A WOMAN from Boston has taken in three kittens and their mother after they were dumped in an alleyway in a shoebox.
Judy Buckingham was alerted by her neighbour that the box of tiny kittens – barley a few weeks old, had been dumped in a walk-through by Revesby Avenue, with what is thought to be their mother.
Judy said: "My neighbour came across them on her way to work and knew that I would take them in.
"It's heartbreaking as the mother is so loving and affectionate and her kittens are barely old enough to be walking.
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"I'm absolutely disgusted that someone could just disregard them like that."
Due to her own pets, Jude is unable to keep the cats on a permanent basis and is struggling for space.
She added: "I'm keeping them in my bathroom at the moment which is not fair for them but I know my other cats will not take kindly to them.
"I have tried various cat charities but they are full to bursting so can't help me out.
"There's no way I can abandon them but I really don't know what to do with them until they are old enough to leave their mother."
The cats have been checked over by a vet who thinks that they are around three weeks old but will still need at least another month with their mother.
Judy said: "I just hope that I will be able to find genuine loving homes for them all.
"If this story inspires just a few people to have their cats spayed then I will be very happy."