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Kittens born inside tumble dryer in east London dry-cleaners

  • 26 September 2016
  • From the section London
Kittens in tumble dryer Image copyright Celia Hammond
Image caption The ginger kittens were heard crying from the back of one of the machines

Four kittens are recovering after they were born inside a tumble dryer in an east London dry-cleaners.

Cat charity Celia Hammond Animal Trust said it was called by the Forest Gate shop owner after he heard the cats crying from the back of a machine.

The device was dismantled and the kittens were reunited with their mother who was found outside the shop.

Charity head Celia Hammond said they "needed some intensive care" but were being looked after in a foster home.

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Image copyright Celia Hammond
Image caption The kittens were reunited with their mother who was found outside the shop

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