12. 06. 12. - 16:58
Kittens thrown out of moving car
Three kittens survived after they were thrown out of a moving car window and left for dead in Spittal in the Austrian province of Carinthia.
The kittens aged six weeks old were thrown from the car by an unknown driver.
One of the kittens died after it was ran over by a passing car which was unable to brake in time but three of the kittens survived.
Police have now launched a search for the driver of the car - reportedly a blue VW Golf, Polo or Lupo.
The animals were taken to a local animal refuge centre.
Police are appealing for anyone who saw the incident or has information to contact police in Spittal.
The event happened between 18.30 and 19.00 on Monday evening on the B 100 between Drautalstraße and the Höhe Villacher Straße.