With their wide-eyed stares and fluffy fur, it beggars belief that these these cute kittens need to find a home.
But the three adorable moggies were found abandoned, trapped behind fence panels in a city park underweight, wet and cold.
Their plight highlights a growing problem in Wolverhampton, which is facing a stray cat population that is reaching near epidemic proportions according to vets.
Bear, Monkey and May were rescued from Fallings Park by Kats Cradle, established by Debbie Brookes in 2002, to find abandoned cats new homes in the city and the South Staffordshire area.
Speaking about the crisis the volunteer from Coven, who has been involved in cat rescue for 25 years, said: “The situation here is horrendous, people are failing to neuter their cats so the amount of strays has sky-rocketed. The recession hasn’t helped either, as people have had to sell their homes or had them repossessed and then the cats are left behind or abandoned in the wild.”
For the last three weeks, the rescued kittens have been staying with fosterer Louise McCarron. The Brewood based 37 year old said: “I haven’t fostered for a while but when no one could take them in I relented. Hopefully someone can give them a permanent home.”
Anyone who is interested in taking in the cats or becoming a fosterer is asked to call Debbie on 01902 791794 or 07944 105033.