Officials: 2 'terrified' cats found inside plastic bags along Pa. road

A volunteer found the kittens inside in separate plastic bags that were tied shut along a Pennsylvania road. ( Speranza Animal Rescue )

An animal welfare group says two “terrified” cats were found in plastic bags along the side of a road in Pennsylvania.

Speranza Animal Rescue said in a Facebook post that a volunteer spotted a box near a motel along Route 15 in Dillsburg in York County on Thursday night and stopped to check it out.

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She reported finding the cats inside in separate plastic bags that were tied shut. She said she took the “cold and terrified” animals to a vet for treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to call the animal rescue in Mechanicsburg.

Those interested in donating to Speranza Animal Rescue may do so here.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.