Station staff at Bedford have been praised for saving the lives of four kittens left abandoned in a carrier bag on the station.
Staff spotted the day-old kittens – all thought to be related – and immediately took steps to keep them warm. They then alerted the local RSPCA.
Says Gayle Simpkins of RSPCA North Bedfordshire, ‘It was only the quick thinking members of staff who made sure the kittens were warm that saved them. I have no doubt that without their help, they would have died. All four kittens are now in the care of an experienced hand-rearer and are doing well.’