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Mystery surrounds discovery of newborn kittens at prison
Metro [UK] ^ | Friday 17 May 2013 | Jimmy Nsubuga

Posted on 05/18/2013 1:45:00 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows

People spend their lives trying to get out of prison but for one cat it was the perfect place to hide her six newborn kittens.

The tiny felines were found in a truck at Parc Prison in Bridgend, along with their mother Agatha.

Once located, the kittens, who have also been named after famous fictional investigators, were taken into custody.

But the mother of Jessica, Sherlock, Christie, Marple, Kojak, and Morse proved to be a slippery customer, escaping the clutches of the guards.

‘The kittens were an easy catch, but mum was more elusive and, despite help from prison staff, she managed to get away,’ said deputy manager of Cats Protection in Bridgend, Kelly Matthews.

‘They were well behaved but very demanding as they needed bottle feeding every two hours through the day and night.’

In the end the new mum was found and reunited with her litter the next day.

All the cats were healthy but the mystery of how they got into the prison has not yet been solved.


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: kittyping

1 posted on 05/18/2013 1:45:00 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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2 posted on 05/18/2013 1:45:41 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Those kittens are adorable. Thanks for sharing.


3 posted on 05/18/2013 2:20:26 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: fatnotlazy

My pleasure.


4 posted on 05/18/2013 2:30:44 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Bubbles snuck em in with his kitty Vince The Pince.

Adorable babies Kittehs.


5 posted on 05/18/2013 2:36:15 AM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell please)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Kitten stories and a cup of coffee are a good way to start the day


6 posted on 05/18/2013 2:40:26 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: Gefn

Good working hypothesis.


7 posted on 05/18/2013 2:45:31 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Very true.


8 posted on 05/18/2013 2:46:10 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Gefn

Don’t let Mr. Lahey know!


9 posted on 05/18/2013 3:09:10 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Slings and Arrows

Mom carried them in in her tummy and gave birth in some out of the way corner. That’s easy. They are cute, and I’m sure they all have homes already.


10 posted on 05/18/2013 3:35:55 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Tainan; Gefn

LOL for the Sunnyval references. Hope they had a nice shed for mama and her kitties


11 posted on 05/18/2013 3:57:51 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Tainan; Gefn

LOL for the Sunnyvale references. Hope they had a nice shed for mama and her kitties

There corrected it


12 posted on 05/18/2013 3:58:51 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: SeminoleCounty; Gefn
I confess to having watched everything on YouTube (which I think is everything) about TPBs and Sunnyvale.
Full episodes and complete movies and specials.

Ricky is also the main actor in the TV series "Eastbound and Down"...and he is the same character type.
13 posted on 05/18/2013 4:30:28 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Slings and Arrows

Calico cats; I might’ve known it. Nothing but trouble and prison is a good place for them. I keep threatening to rename ours with a more factual moniker: Ms. Jiff.


14 posted on 05/18/2013 4:41:55 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Tainan

TPB is hilarious....and I like that it dispels the myth that trailer parks only exist in the rural southern US...lol


15 posted on 05/18/2013 5:41:24 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: SeminoleCounty

They are also on Netflix. the show really grew on me. Can’t say I’ve ever known anyone like them though in real life. I think they have a new movie coming out soon. I hope so, I really do enjoy the humor and the kitties.


16 posted on 05/18/2013 5:49:52 AM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell please)
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To: Tainan

I’ve never seen “Eastbound and Dawn” I’m going to have a look for it. It’s raining here so thank you so much for the tip. Yay!


17 posted on 05/18/2013 5:52:17 AM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell please)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I wanna boop their pink noses.


18 posted on 05/18/2013 5:53:14 AM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell please)
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To: Gefn

Seconded!


19 posted on 05/18/2013 6:57:21 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I’m betting Morse is the tuxedoed cat ...


20 posted on 05/18/2013 8:09:35 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: WorkingClassFilth

LOLOL! You got it with calicos! A lot of attitude there! That’s what my daughter’s vet said when she took her two calicos to the vet. LOL!


21 posted on 05/18/2013 12:05:22 PM PDT by Exit148
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To: Slings and Arrows

Darling! Thank you!


22 posted on 05/18/2013 1:45:33 PM PDT by Silentgypsy (Only you can choose to give up your rights.)
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De nada.


23 posted on 05/18/2013 2:03:43 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Exit148

My vet said calico’s’ purrsonalities are ‘all woman’.


24 posted on 05/18/2013 2:40:02 PM PDT by Fawn (In a World of Information, Ignorance is a Choice.)
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To: Exit148

Do yours gallop around like horses and talk all the time? Ours sounds like she weighs 35 pounds and she talks all day long. The gray tabby is silent as a ghost and full of murder . . . he’s my favorite.


25 posted on 05/18/2013 4:46:33 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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We’ve always had calicos, or tortoises, and only once had a yellow tabby. That tabby was the sweetest, most loving cat you’d ever want. So it is hard to compare calicos with other breeds, as we’ve not had them. A calico we have now drags shoelaces around the house, while howling her head off. It is like bringing booty home, I guess. Our Tortie calls the shots on when she will be petted. You never know when they will have a wrestling match, or growl at each other and end up washing each other! LOL!


26 posted on 05/18/2013 7:16:22 PM PDT by Exit148
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