AN appeal for information has been launched after a pair of rabbits were abandoned in a sealed cardboard box next to bins in Glasgow.

The Scottish SPCA were called by a member of the public who found the rabbits inside on Drumry Road East in Drumchapel on February 8. It is not know how long the rabbits had been left without food or water before being discovered.

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Scottish SPCA animal rescue officer Amy Stirton said: “The pair are male, lop eared rabbits.

“If anyone in the area recognises these rabbits or has any information on who may have abandoned them, we would urge you to call our confidential animal helpline on 03000 999 999.”

Abandoning an animal is an offence under the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006.

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