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Full Report: The Owl and the Pussycat

by Rachel Sweeney

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.

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What a hoot! Real-life Owl and Pussycat near Redcar

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.

The cat belonging to one of the centre's volunteers has befriended the baby owls Credit: ITV News
Owls at the centre have found an unlikely friendship with the resident cat Credit: ITV News

Three baby owls, who are being hand-reared by a volunteer at Kirkleatham Owl Centre, have befriended a cat a the centre.

The Owl and the Pussycat - with no need for them to go to sea Credit: ITV News

West End musical returns to Sunderland Empire

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:

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