A tiny kitten who was on the verge of death has been safely rescued by the RSPCA and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service from a derelict boarded-up house - after worried neighbours reported hearing her “screaming the street down” in the days before being found.
The emaciated kitten was extremely weak when the RSPCA and the fire service prised off the door from the crumbling building in Stonehill Street, Liverpool, on Saturday.
She was found huddled in a corner in the house’s kitchen, soaking wet from heavy rainfall after the house’s roof had caved in.
RSPCA inspector Helen Smith said:
The four-week-old kitten - who has been named Cleo - was immediately taken to a vet, where she has started to make a good recovery following her ordeal.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service Station Manager Sean McGuinness said:
Cleo will shortly be going into foster care, where she will be cared for until she is old enough to be rehomed.
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