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'Kitten' rescued by California woman was a baby fox

'Kitten' rescued by California woman was a baby fox
Police in Rocklin, Calif., said a local woman rescued a "kitten" that she later learned was a baby fox. Photo courtesy of the Rocklin Police Department/Facebook

May 17 (UPI) -- Police in California said a woman "got quite a surprise" when she discovered the "kitten" she rescued was actually a baby fox.

The Rocklin Police Department said the woman had brought the animal into her home, believing it to be an orphaned or abandoned kitten.

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"A Rocklin resident got quite a surprise last week after realizing a tiny 'kitten' she had rescued turned out to be a fox kit," police said in a Facebook post.

The post said "a concerned family member" identified the animal as a fox kit and contacted animal control.

The fox kit was taken to Gold Country Wildlife Rescue.

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