Appeal after cat shot with sling shot

Police are appealing for information following an incident in which a cat was injured after being shot with a sling shot in Wolverton Road, Baughurst Common in Tadley.

At around 7pm on Thursday, April 16 the owner of the cat heard two sounds from a silver 4x4 vehicle which was parked at the end of his driveway. He then approached the vehicle which consequently drove off. A short while later he found his cat with injuries to its head.

The animal was taken to the vet for treatment. A large lead shot was removed by the vet and the cat ended up losing its eye due to its injuries.

Anyone with any information that could assist is urged phone 101 quoting 44150129772 or call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.