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Mr Muk back home two months after being catnapped

Siberian Forest cat Mr Muk has been reunited with his owner nearly two months after being snatched (Metropolitan Police/PA) Photo: Press Association Images

A large Siberian Forest cat has been reunited with his owner nearly two months after being snatched.

The ginger pet, named Mr Muk, had been missing since he was grabbed outside his owner’s home in Petherton Road, Islington, north London, on July 30.

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Police said a suspect was later spotted on CCTV cradling the cat at a railway station.

A 22-year-old man is now in custody, having been arrested in West Hampstead on Tuesday evening on suspicion of theft.

A man police wish to question after Siberian Forest cat Mr Muk was stolen from outside his owner’s home in north London in July Credit: Metropolitan Police/PA

Scotland Yard said Mr Muk is back home with his owner, who was described as “very upset” by the ordeal.