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AUBURN, Wash. — “Shame on you!”

The Auburn Police Department had a stern message to the person who dumped a box of kittens along the side of the road overnight.

According to officers, someone reported a suspicious box along the side of a road around 1:00 a.m. Friday. It was duct taped shut.

Once the box was opened, officers were shocked to find a litter of kittens inside.

The kittens were taken to Auburn Valley Humane Society for a full checkup — and hopefully adoption.

Auburn police posted about the rescue on Facebook:

“To those that left them there, shame on you! There are alternatives and, if you have unwanted animals, you can call our non-emergency line at 253 288-2121 or call our Animal Control directly at 253 931-3062.

“If you have information on who left them there, please contact our tip line at 253 288-7403, and reference case #18-05619.”

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