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Boxcar kittens survive 5-day train ride without food, water

Two kittens lucky to be alive after arriving in Edmonton in a sealed boxcar on a train from Chicago are now in the care of the humane society.

Kittens arrive in Edmonton on train from Chicago

The two kittens survived five days shut in a sealed train container from traveling from Chicago to Edmonton. 1:52

Two kittens lucky to be alive after arriving in Edmonton in a sealed boxcar on a train from Chicago are now in the care of the humane society.

An employee at an Edmonton warehouse company opened the boxcar Tuesday and discovered the two one-month old cats.

It's believed the kittens had been on the train for five days without food or water.

The two have been nicknamed Chicago Joe and Boxcar Willemina.