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Iowa officials looking for person who burned kittens in box


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in Iowa are looking for whoever placed nine tiny kittens in a box and set it on fire, seriously injuring two of the animals.

The kittens, which are believed to be 4-6 weeks old, are under veterinarian care, the Animal Rescue League of Iowa said Thursday in a news release.

Two of the kittens have burns on much of their bodies and will undergo surgery to remove burned tissue. They are currently being treated with pain medication and antibiotics, the release said. The other seven kittens are healthy and suffered only singed fur.

Polk County Sheriff's de...

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