Cat shot by air rifle in Thorney Toll may need its leg amputating

A CAT’S leg may have to be amputated after is was shot by an air rifle in Thorney Toll.

The owner found the injured one-year-old pet in her garden in Lindens Close on Sunday. The pet was treated at a veterinary surgery but may still need to have its back leg amputated.

Pc Shaun Mitchell said: “This has been a very distressing time for both the cat and its owner.

“I would appeal to anyone with any information about this incident to call police.”

Anyone with any information should call Pc Mitchell on 0345 456 456 4 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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