Appeal launched after cat shot in Larne

Police are investigating after a pet cat had to treated by a vet after it was shot with a pellet gun in Larne.

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 2:56 pm

Detailing the incident, a PSNI spokesperson said: “We were contacted by a lady who found her cat in a poorly condition on Saturday night in the Ballyhampton Road area of Larne.

“The vet has since confirmed that this much loved pet was shot with two pellets. The cat is being looked after, however, we are keen to highlight this incident.

“If you have information about how this might have happened, please ring us on 101, quoting reference 1281 of May 24.”

Police are investigating.

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