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RSPCA appeal after cat found dumped in 6 inches of water

Puddles was found in a cat box 6 inches deep in water Credit: RSPCA

The young male tabby was dumped in a Dyke in Spalding, Lincolnshire, six inches deep in water on Monday.

The RSPCA were called, and have taken him into their care.

"He was unhurt and in good health, and he looks as if he has been cared for, so it is possible he is a much loved pet and that someone else dumped him in this callous way."

– RSPCA Inspector Andy Bostock

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Decision due on hefty dog foul fine plans

Dog foulers in Daventry could be hit with a £1,000 penalty if they fail to pay an initial £100 fine Credit: Ton Koene/DPA

Councillors in Daventry will today reach a decision on whether to put forward controversial new dog control laws for public consultation.

Under the proposals, owners caught without a bag or other means of collecting dog mess could be issued with a £100 penalty notice, with the potential of a £1,000 court fine if left unpaid.

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