A veterinary nurse from Worksop in Nottinghamshire is warning pet owners to be on their guard, after two cats were shot with pellet guns in Kilton.
This is one of the cats that needed medical treatment after being badly wounded in an attack earlier this week. The incidents, which happened on two separate occasions, have been reported to Nottinghamshire Police.
Here vet Suzhy Winfield explains what owners need to look out for.
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A veterinary nurse from Worksop in Nottinghamshire is warning pet owners after two cats were shot with pellet guns in Kilton.
The first incident took place between the 18th and 24th of April. Police are investigating.
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A popular country park in Leicestershire is urging dog owners to keep control of their pets this Bank Holiday Monday after seeing an increase in deer attacks.
The Bradgate Park Trust say dogs are to blame for the deaths of 30 deer during this winter and spring.
Deer are heavily pregnant at this time of year and they are asking people to stop their dogs from chasing them.
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A man from Leicestershire has been left shocked when a grinning zebra photobombed his picture.
According to the Leicester Mercury, James Beech was at West Midlands Safari Park over the bank holiday weekend when the animal posed for the photograph by putting its head through the open passenger window.
We had been feeding the zebras from the window when my girlfriend took a picture. At the exact moment I smiled, a zebra poked his head next to mine and gave a cheesy grin. When we looked at the pictures it looked like the character Marty out of the Madagascar movies."
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