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This Animal Shelter Rescued Two Kittens Colored In With Purple And Green Ink

Meet Smurf and Shrek.

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The staff at a U.K. cat rescue center in Bradford, West Yorkshire, thought they had seen it all until police dropped off two kittens on Monday that appeared to be colored with permanent marker, according to a post shared on the organization's Facebook page.

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But he was unable to provide further information about where they were found and who may have marked them.


Jane told the BBC the 4-week-old kittens, which she named Smurf and Shrek, have been making "marvelous progress."

She has been feeding the two kittens every four hours and consulted with a veterinary poison information service about how to remove the ink safely.