A family have found a mummified cat while renovating their house in South Shields. Melanie and Ian Bruce found the cat beneath the floorboards. It is believed to have been there since Victorian times. The Bruce family say they will keep the cat in the house and possibly put it on display.
The Owl and the Pussycat is a well known children's poem about an unlikely friendship, and the tale has become a reality on Teesside.
Three baby owls, who are being hand-reared by a volunteer at Kirkleatham Owl Centre at Redcar, have become rather pally with his cat!
Watch Rachel Sweeney's report here:
Cartoon pictures are courtesy of Halas and Batchelor.
The Owl and the Pussycat is a well known children's story about an unlikely friendship between the two, and it has become a reality on Teesside.
Three baby owls, who are being hand-reared by a volunteer at Kirkleatham Owl Centre, have befriended a cat a the centre.
The record breaking West End and Broadway show CATS has returned to the Sunderland Empire as part of a major UK tour.
The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ran for 21 years and is famous for its extravagant dancing and costumes that takes a production team as strong as its cast to stage - plus eight 40 foot trucks to move from theatre to theatre.
Helen Pearson was granted a rare look behind the scenes: