A SEVEN-week-old kitten had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck behind a bathroom panel.

The tiny grey and white kitten was exploring its new home in Somerset Grove, Church, yesterday when it got stuck behind a wooden panel.

A fire crew had to cut a bigger hole behind the toilet to help free the kitten shortly before 5.50am.

The little pet has already cost its owner £500 in vets bills, after it got stuck once before, and needed injections.