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    Cats give birth in prison van

    NewsUK Cat NewsThursday 30 May 2013
    Most people try to do as much as possible to avoid prison but this cat seems attracted to it. Even though it is not the nicest place to give birth, a cat has stunned the local authorities after giving birth in the back of a high security prison van. It is a complete mystery how the mother gained access to the van in the first place.
    The “break-in” happened inside a van in the Parc Prison in Bridgend, South Wales. The mother managed to find her way into the van and once inside gave birth to six kittens. Wardens later discovered the kittens when the opened up the doors of the van.
    Once discovered, staff from the prison called up the Cats Protection animal centre and had all the kittens released from their short stint behind bars. The mother, perhaps wanting to stay in her new surroundings, ran off before she could be caught. Therefore the kittens were being bottle fed every two hours and they are said to be doing well. Later on the mother was caught in the confounds of the prison. They will spend 8 weeks at the centre then they will be microchipped and re-homed.
    Speaking on behalf of the prison Sue Dobs said: 'It’s the first time we’ve rescued a cat from inside the walls of a well-guarded prison.
    'We don’t know how the mother cat got in there - maybe inside the van.
    'When staff opened the door at 8am they saw the cat and her six kittens lying there.

    'The temptation was to call them after notorious villains - but we decided to name them after more positive criminal-busting legends.'
    Parc Prison is a category B prison and young offenders institution that houses around 1,200 offenders and until recently a mother and her kittens. It is operated by G4S security and is Wale's only private prsion
    To see a video of the rescued cats then see the video below:
    Source: Daily Mail
    Photo: Geograph
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