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