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.

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(Photo Courtesy: Butler County Sheriff’s Office – Ohio/Facebook)

(Photo Courtesy: Butler County Sheriff’s Office – Ohio/Facebook)

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.

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(Photo Courtesy: Butler County Sheriff’s Office – Ohio/Facebook)

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.”

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