‘Purrfect rescue’: 4 tiny kittens saved from WSSC truck

Prince George's County Fire & EMS rescued four tiny kittens from a WSSC utility truck Tuesday. (Courtesy WSSC)
Prince George’s County Fire & EMS rescued four tiny kittens from a WSSC utility truck Tuesday. (Courtesy WSSC)

Prince George's County Fire & EMS rescued four tiny kittens from a WSSC utility truck Tuesday. (Courtesy WSSC)
One of the rescued kittens is fed. (Courtesy WSSC)

A WSSC crew heard "tiny cries" coming from inside their truck. (Courtesy WSSC)
A WSSC crew heard “tiny cries” coming from inside its truck. (Courtesy WSSC)

Four tiny kittens were rescued from a WSSC utility truck in Bladensburg, Maryland. (Courtesy WSSC)
Four tiny kittens were rescued from a WSSC utility truck in Bladensburg, Maryland. (Courtesy WSSC)

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Prince George's County Fire & EMS rescued four tiny kittens from a WSSC utility truck Tuesday. (Courtesy WSSC)
Prince George's County Fire & EMS rescued four tiny kittens from a WSSC utility truck Tuesday. (Courtesy WSSC)
A WSSC crew heard "tiny cries" coming from inside their truck. (Courtesy WSSC)
Four tiny kittens were rescued from a WSSC utility truck in Bladensburg, Maryland. (Courtesy WSSC)

There was paws for concern Tuesday when a Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission crew heard “tiny cries” coming from one of their utility trucks in Bladensburg, Maryland.

Four kittens had been born inside the vehicle.

Thankfully, Prince George’s County Fire & EMS Station 809 hit the scene and saved the little kitties.

WSSC tweeted that the “purrfect rescue” went just fine and that Alley Cat Rescue is now caring for the kittens, who made it out with all nine lives intact.

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Editor and reporter for WTOP.com. He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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