(KSHB)  A 12-week-old puppy found locked in an abandoned car in Kansas City, Missouri survived by eating scraps of McDonald's food for almost a full month, according to rescuers.

"It's devastating to hear, and then it's inspiring to hear at the same time," Tori Fugate with KC Pet Project said. "Hearing how this little girl has lived in this car for this long in those conditions is just amazing."

Animal control officers are trying to track down the puppy's owners by tracing the car's license plate number. They say the owners will face criminal charges if found.

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