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Mark Spencer, the MP for Sherwood, will use a debate in Parliament today to call for action to prevent animals being killed by consuming antifreeze.
It follows the suspected poisoning of more than 20 cats in the village of Calverton in Nottinghamshire.
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These are the symptoms cat owners should look out for if they suspect their pet has ingested antifreeze:-
- Usually remain markedly depressed
- Do not exhibit increased thirst
- Producing only small amounts of urine
- May note severely low body temperature
- Severe sluggishness (lethargy) or coma
- Lack of appetite
- Oral ulcers/sores on mouth
- Kidneys are often swollen and painful
Cat owners in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, say they fear for their pets' safety after more than 20 animals have died from suspected poisoning.
Lee Poole's cat, Penny, became ill in the summer and had to be put down after a vet discovered she had consumed a toxic substance.
Mr Poole and another owner who also lost his pet, Nick Lawlor, have been running a campaign in the village to find what's behind the spate of deaths.
They believe the cats have been deliberately targeted with antifreeze.
The RSPCA and police are investigating the incidents and are keeping an open mind on the possible cause.
They say it's extremely difficult to bring a prosecution without good evidence.
A public meeting has been held in a Nottinghamshire village to discuss a number of recent cat deaths.
The police and RSPCA met with local residents concerned about 22 cat deaths in Calverton where the animals died of suspected anti-freeze poisoning.
The aim of the meeting was to gather evidence from local people and to offer advice to pet owners in the area about how to keep their animals safe.
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Two sheep have been seriously injured during a dog attack on a farm in Crick.
The incident, which happened sometime between 6.15pm and 6.45pm on Saturday, October 25, saw one of the animals have its ears bitten off by the dogs.
Another sheep was also seriously injured in the attack, which is believed to have been carried out by two lurcher-type dogs.
It is believed that two men took the dogs into the field and officers investigating the attack are keen to trace them.
It is an offence for a dog to worry livestock and both the owner of a dog and the person in charge of it if they are not the owner, can be prosecuted.
Anyone with any information about this incident, or who has been a victim of livestock worrying, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.