Kittens found safe after living under the hood of woman's car
A bin man has been inundated with support after rescuing three kittens from his truck.
TikTok user @turboterry77 took to the platform when he made the shocking discovery in the waste compactor.
“Well, here we go with the chronicles of a trash man,” he told his 13 million viewers as he heard a crying sound coming from the truck. He retrieved the first kitten buried under a pile of trash before returning to save the second, saying: “That’s why I double-check. There’s another one.”
The TikToker said he "found a total of three", adding: "Things that you find in the trash! That you shouldn't find in the trash!"
Terry took the dirt-covered kittens to safety in the passenger seat and has since named them Ginger, Cinnamon and Clover.
In a comment, Terry sadly revealed that animals being dumped is common. “Unfortunately, this happens a lot. Not many times are they heard to be saved,” he wrote.
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Many people asked whether he could turn someone in, but Terry explained how there were "so many stops in the back of that truck before this was even noticed – at least 25-30 customers." This meant he didn't "know exactly where they came from."
He explained that the police would have pushed an investigation aside due to a lack of evidence.
"It's not even worth their time, unfortunately," he said, adding: "Obviously, it would have come from a specific house and I would've caught it in time first they'd be getting a knock on the door then turned in and criminal charges against them."
The three kittens were sent to the Humane Society of Lebanon County and now live in a foster home.
“I shouldn’t get attention like this for something that should’ve never happened,” Terry said. “You guys are just as much of heroes as I am,” he added and thanked fellow TikTokers for their love and support.
Terry kindly asked viewers to donate to the Humane Society and included a link in his bio.
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