A tiny kitten was found last week abandoned on a CrossCountry train at Birmingham New Street railway station.
Last Tuesday the kitten was found left on the train at the station and was cared for by station staff.
The following morning it was taken to St George’s veterinary clinic in Wolverhampton, where the kitten was found to be in good health.
The five week old male kitten was frightened by its journey and will be re-homed by the Cats Protection charity.
Jess McLoughlin-Carroll, shift station manager at Birmingham New Street, said: “We have no idea how this kitten came to be on the train, but because of its size we think it’s very unlikely it made it aboard on its own.
“An animal so small wouldn’t have survived long alone, especially in the dangerous environment of the railway. He’s very young to have used up one of its nine lives already, but fortunately we got to him in time and he’s now receiving the care he needs until we can find him his fur-ever home.”
Back in March this year, a cat decided to sit on top of an Avanti West Coast train at London Euston and refused to move for hours.
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