A cat who was shot through the spine and abdomen with an air gun in Eaton Socon, is now on the road to recovery.
Candy was found collapsed and covered in blood in November by her owners. The six-month old black cat is now being cared for at Wood Green's Godmanchester Centre.
An animal charity in Cambridgeshire is urging anyone thinking of getting a pet to consider a rescue cat or kitten.
The Wood Green charity currently cares for 143 cats and kittens but says they have a staggering 506 waiting to come into its three centres.
During the same time in 2010 the Charity had 274 cats on the waiting list.
Two 12-week-old pet rabbits were found dumped by the side of a road in Huntingdon. They are now being looked after by the animal charity Wood Green in Godmanchester.