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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