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Kittens found in suitcase in Williamsburg ready for adoption, ASPCA says

A pair of kittens were ready for a new home Tuesday, three months after being tossed inside a suitcase over a Williamsburg fence.

The 4-month-old gray kittens, Oxsana and Albina, were inside the suitcase along with five other babies. Now, the sisters are inseparable.

“Oxsana is more outgoing and enjoys playing with humans and purring while being cuddled in your lap. Albina is a little more reserved and our staff is teaching her how to enjoy being petted and picked up,” Marny Nofi, a manager of the ASPCA’s Anti-Cruelty Feline Behavior, said in a statement.

“Both are very playful with toys and each other. You’ll often catch them hiding behind objects and pouncing on each other when the other isn’t looking.”

They were rescued by police in March after
Photo Credit: ASPCA

They were rescued by police in March after someone called to report the suitcase full of 1-or-2-week-old kitties had been tossed over the fence of a Wythe Avenue building's parking lot.

Three of the kittens have already been adopted, and one didn't survive the initial fall. One of rescued babies, now named Apollo, was taken home by one of the officers who rescued them, Nicole Piridis.

But Oxsana and Albina, who are bonded and
Photo Credit: ASPCA

But Oxsana and Albina, who are bonded and need to go home together, needed a bit more time, especially since Albina had sustained a head injury and they were both gaining weight more slowly than their litter mates.

Now, they are healthy and ready for a loving home.

If someone is interesting in taking both kittens, visit the ASPCA Adoption Center on East 92nd Street, or call 646-291-4500.


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