Kittens fall from moving car on QEW

The woman behind the wheel of a red, 4-door car is said to be shaken up after an unfortunate mishap Friday morning along the QEW near Niagara Falls.

Drivers phoned police to report a woman behind the wheel of a vehicle throwing kittens onto the road and to their death.

Police found several dead kittens and tracked the car down.

Authorities tell NEWSTALK 1010 that after speaking with the driver, they believe it is an awful mishap, rather than a case of cruelty.

The OPP says the vehicle the woman was driving had been parked for an extended period of time on a rural property where the owner has several cats.

Unknown the the driver, several kittens had hidden in the engine compartment before she left the property on Friday morning.

Police believe the kittens fell out of the vehicle when it reached highway speed.

No charges will be laid.