Volunteers who pitched in for the annual Clean the Bay Day fished out an interesting array of items, ranging from two live kittens to a toilet seat.
The sponsor of the annual cleanup, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, said those discoveries were among 200,000 pounds of cast-offs that were pulled from Virginia streams and shorelines last Saturday.
Besides the kittens and commode, volunteers found a car transmission, a dead Atlantic sturgeon, the carcass of a 40-pound red drum and countless cigarette butts, cans and bottles and food wrappers.
The kittens were delivered to a local animal shelter.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that more than 6,300 volunteers took part in the cleanup. Teams worked from Charlottesville to the Eastern Shore.
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