NEW MIAMI, Ohio (AP) — 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.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Lose 2nd Officer To COVID-19 In Past Month
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.READ MORE: Why Did Some Phones Not In The Path Of Thursday's Tornadoes Get Alerts While Others In Danger Didn't?
The day-old kittens and their mother were found along with a note stating they had been born on Wednesday and that the mom’s name is “Sprinkles.”
Officials say the mother and kittens “are doing well and are warm, cozy and fed.”MORE NEWS: West View Teen Accused Of Poisoning Parents
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