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The RSPCA are appealing for information after a cat rescued by the charity - and adopted by the inspector who found him - was shot with with a pellet gun.
Ossy was adopted by RSPCA inspector Tim Jones after being found as an emaciated kitten in Wrexham last year.
But on Saturday he was rushed to the vets after returning home limping, where it was discovered he'd been shot with an air gun pellet that had passed through his body and cracked his femur.
It's thought that the incident happened around the Pant Olwen or Pant Lane area of Gresford in Wrexham.
Anyone who may have information about this incident should contact the RSPCA inspectorate appeal line on 0300 123 8018.
“Ossy has been our pet ever since we rescued him and has now grown and has become part of the family...We are just hoping he is going to get better,” he added...This has highlighted the suffering that one person with an air weapon can cause"
Wrexham have secured a place in the FA Trophy final after beating Torquay United in the semi final second leg.
FT Torquay 0-3 Wrexham (1-5 agg)
Ht 0-0 Still all to play for on the south coast...
Aron Gunnarsson's 20th-minute strike brought victory for Cardiff City last night.
Wigan had two goals disallowed for offside.
Elsewhere Wrexham drew 0-0 at home to Forest Green.
A 49 year old man has been arrested following a number of arson incidents in Wrexham.
The incidents were all in the Bryn Hafod area and involved a fire in a skip, fire damage to the front seat of a vehicle and fire damage to the front door of a house.
The 49 year old local man has since been released on bail.
Meanwhile police have stepped up patrols in the area.
Detective Inspector Lee Boycott said: “A series of fires were reported to North Wales Police. They were all in close proximity at three locations on Bryn Hafod in Caia Park, but were quickly brought under control by North Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
“We have made an arrest in connection with the fires and a male is currently the subject of police bail pending further enquiries.”
Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area or who may hold information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference S021345.
A man was taken to hospital after a suspected arson attack at a house in Wrexham this morning.
North Wales Fire Service and North Wales Police have started an investigation into a fire in a letter box in Bryn Hafod, in the Caia Park area at 2.05am. It is believed it was started deliberately. A 49-year-old man was taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.
Firefighters were called to the same street just an hour before following reports of fires in a car and a skip, but police say the incidents are not thought to be linked at this time.
A North Wales cinema has had to put on extra screenings of Fifty Shades of Grey because of red hot demand.
The Odeon cinema in Wrexham will run 16 screenings a day to cope with the estimated 9,000 cinema-goers expected to watch this weekend.
The film, which goes on general release today, stars Dakota Johnson as the heroine of the E L James novel, whose life changes forever when she meets handsome billionaire Christian Grey.
The trilogy of books sold over 100 million copies worldwide.
We are running up to 16 screenings a day over the weekend to cope with the demand because the advance bookings have been phenomenal, especially for an 18-certificate film.They aren’t usually as popular as more family-oriented films but we have seen a huge demand for this one and especially with it being Valentine’s Day weekend.There have been lots of women coming in to book for all-female parties to see it but also quite a few men booking to see it with their wives or girlfriends.
The A5 Chirk Bypass is closed for emergency repairs between the A483 (Halton Roundabout) and the B5070 (Gledrid Roundabout).