Who shot my cat?

Who shot my cat?

Who shot my cat?

First published in News

A MUM is warning pet owners to be on their guard after her cat was shot in the leg.

Stacey Lucas was horrified to find her three-year-old cat, Blue, had been shot with an air rifle near their family home in North Avenue, Canvey.

Their pet, a British blue breed, escaped with only a surface wound, which clearly showed the shape of the pellet, and so far has not needed veterinary treatment.

Miss Lucas, 30, said: “On Sunday morning, my little boy Harrison just said Blue had a hole in his leg.

“It was clearly off a pellet, but the wound was quite clean.

“I was fuming, I was just so angry I wanted to go and knock on everyone’s door to find out who has a pellet gun.

“You get dog walkers and little kids playing over the fields backing on to my house, but I would like to think a child wouldn’t have an pellet gun.

“I didn’t hear anything. I don’t know whether someone has done it from their window, or if it has been done during the night. Were they thinking he was a fox?

I don’t know what people think when they do something like this.

“It is worrying. If someone has done that, obviously they are going to do it again. I’m worried it’ll happen to my other cats or my neighbours’ cats, as they all cats.

“Blue is going to be kept in side now. I have two other cats and they tend to stay around the house, but I will be keeping them in as best I can.”

A vet has told Miss Lucas to keep checking Blue’s wound and to take him to the surgery if it gets any worse.

She added: “He is just resting up. Usually, he just goes into our garden and into the field to have a run around, but now he is in most of the time, and if he goes in the garden he runs straight back in.”

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6:10pm Wed 27 Aug 14

the25man says...

Nothing worse than just wounding an animal. A clean kill is the best.
Well as a human that is how we are.
Nothing worse than just wounding an animal. A clean kill is the best. Well as a human that is how we are. the25man
  • Score: -16

7:36pm Wed 27 Aug 14

white_van_ man says...

Not guilty, even though I hate cats
Not guilty, even though I hate cats white_van_ man
  • Score: -4

8:58pm Wed 27 Aug 14

ekcoanarak says...

Cowardly sly scumbags, try attacking something that can retaliate,
Cowardly sly scumbags, try attacking something that can retaliate, ekcoanarak
  • Score: 8

9:07pm Wed 27 Aug 14

Canveyman24 says...

I believe in these situations the perpetrators should be tied to a pole, and the victims owners allowed to take various pot shots to non lethal areas.
These scum only learn one way.
I believe in these situations the perpetrators should be tied to a pole, and the victims owners allowed to take various pot shots to non lethal areas. These scum only learn one way. Canveyman24
  • Score: 10

10:06pm Wed 27 Aug 14

Goldilocks1 says...

Poor Cat. There sure are some Wicked people about, hope they catch the SCUM that did this too your cat.
Poor Cat. There sure are some Wicked people about, hope they catch the SCUM that did this too your cat. Goldilocks1
  • Score: 7

1:20am Thu 28 Aug 14

lauren-selby says...

This makes my blood boil so much as my cat was shot with a lead air rifle last year and died from it the police never found out who it was. He has been shot in his side and the lead from the bullet had poisoned his system and we had to have him put down for it as there was nothing we could do to save him! who ever these [people are who do these things are weak people and only do it because he cant to someone the same size as them scum bags!! i hope that this doesn't happen to anyone else!!
This makes my blood boil so much as my cat was shot with a lead air rifle last year and died from it the police never found out who it was. He has been shot in his side and the lead from the bullet had poisoned his system and we had to have him put down for it as there was nothing we could do to save him! who ever these [people are who do these things are weak people and only do it because he cant to someone the same size as them scum bags!! i hope that this doesn't happen to anyone else!! lauren-selby
  • Score: 13

8:46am Thu 28 Aug 14

Kim Gandy says...

This kind of moronic behaviour is getting more and more prevalent and will continue to do so until we get a hard line government that will crack down on the sort of verminous dross that stalks our streets.

Yobbish behaviour is on the increase both online and off because of the liberal Left's attitude to bad behaviour, which they excuse on a massive scale. The liberal Left are the biggest bullies of all - and are far from liberal; in fact, everything they are is a total hypocrisy and contradiction.

By bad behaviour I mean threatening and abusing people or animals, intimidating or assaulting them.

These morons need to be found before they kill an animal or a person, then they should be put through the legal system and be pointed out so the rest of the community can see who they are. And the legal system needs updating to enforce bigger and better powers to the courts.

No soft soap, no concessions of any kind. It really is time to get tough on bullies and abusers. There are far too many of these types who want to destroy or harm others either physically or psychologically - and they need to be dealt with. Right from terrorists, down to the local community nuisance, they all need hard line punishment that is truly fitting for the level of the crime they commit.
This kind of moronic behaviour is getting more and more prevalent and will continue to do so until we get a hard line government that will crack down on the sort of verminous dross that stalks our streets. Yobbish behaviour is on the increase both online and off because of the liberal Left's attitude to bad behaviour, which they excuse on a massive scale. The liberal Left are the biggest bullies of all - and are far from liberal; in fact, everything they are is a total hypocrisy and contradiction. By bad behaviour I mean threatening and abusing people or animals, intimidating or assaulting them. These morons need to be found before they kill an animal or a person, then they should be put through the legal system and be pointed out so the rest of the community can see who they are. And the legal system needs updating to enforce bigger and better powers to the courts. No soft soap, no concessions of any kind. It really is time to get tough on bullies and abusers. There are far too many of these types who want to destroy or harm others either physically or psychologically - and they need to be dealt with. Right from terrorists, down to the local community nuisance, they all need hard line punishment that is truly fitting for the level of the crime they commit. Kim Gandy
  • Score: 8

9:34am Thu 28 Aug 14

thecoat says...

Total scum
Total scum thecoat
  • Score: 13

9:52am Thu 28 Aug 14

scoobie123 says...

Honestly how cowardly can these people be?
Honestly how cowardly can these people be? scoobie123
  • Score: 9

5:42pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Feminism is Dead says...

thecoat wrote:
Total scum
I agree. Who has tattoos on their knuckles in this day and age?
[quote][p][bold]thecoat[/bold] wrote: Total scum[/p][/quote]I agree. Who has tattoos on their knuckles in this day and age? Feminism is Dead
  • Score: 2

9:09pm Thu 28 Aug 14

LoopyLou88 says...

why would anyone do that to a cat... what did the cat ever do to them ?
why would anyone do that to a cat... what did the cat ever do to them ? LoopyLou88
  • Score: 1

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