PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A couple of construction workers got a big surprise Friday when they found a box next to a dumpster.

The two were working in Lawrenceville and discovered the box when they were throwing away some debris in the dumpster.

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But quickly they realized there was something alive inside and opened the box to find a cat and four kittens.

They took the box to the Animal Rescue League where the felines were examined.

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Officials with the Animal Rescue League say all of the cats seem to be in good health. The mother cat is about 2 years old and the kittens are around three weeks.

It’s unclear how the cats got there.

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