Kitten travels from Wales to Avonmouth

A kitten has arrived in Avonmouth after hitching a lift in the back of a lorry from Wales. He's been called Eddie and is only a few weeks old. He was found in the chassis of a lorry, wet, hungry and frightened, but otherwise unhurt.

Kitten rides in back of lorry from Wales to Avonmouth

A kitten has arrived in Avonmouth after hitching a lift in the back of a lorry from Wales.

He's been called Eddie and is only a few weeks old. He was found in the chassis of a lorry, wet, hungry and frightened, but otherwise unhurt.

He's now being looked after by staff at the Bristol Dogs and Cats home where he'll be cared for until he's old enough to be re-homed. No one quite knows how he managed to survive the journey.

Julia Carey from the RSPCA is helping to take care of Eddie: