Kitten's body found in a Fife play park

Picture: Scottish SPCA

A young cat's body has been found in a Fife play park.

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after the kitten was found at the play park in Toboggan Road in Methil.

A member of the public found the kitten while walking their dog on Monday night.

The animal was in a box inside a black bin bag and was wrapped inside a baby blanket.

More information about the kitten has been provided by the charity.

Robyn Gray, an inspector with the organisation, said: "The kitten is between five and six months old and is a young male.

"Unfortunately he is not microchipped and was not wearing a collar when he was found.

"He is black and white with a distinctive white marking on his face just above his mouth so we’re sure someone must recognise him.

"The kitten appeared to be in good body condition before he passed away with no visible wounds or disease so he has clearly been someone’s pet until recently.

"We’re keen to find out how the cat came to be in this location and the circumstances leading up to his death.

"While we appreciate the death of a pet can be a frightening and upsetting time, this isn’t the correct procedure to follow when dealing with the body of an animal.

"If anyone has any information on this incident they can contact our confidential animal helpline on 03000 999 999."

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