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Cat is mauled by two dogs
3:20pm Tuesday 9th October 2012 in News
A HORRIFIED owner watched as her cat was savaged by two dogs on leads.
Teresa Cornwell, 47, heard what she thought was dogs fighting and went to her kitchen window to see the large mastiff style animals in her front garden in Waltham Crescent, Southend.
She went to her door and screamed as she spotted her cat Blossom in the mouth of one of the dogs.
Mrs Cornwell said: “It all happened within seconds. These great big dogs were on leads but the two lads who had them couldn’t control them.
“They had my cat in their mouth. The lads were shouting ‘drop it, drop it’. I ran over and leaned in to grab Blossom and one of the dogs tried to go for me.
“The other dropped Blossom and I scooped her up and ran inside.”
She rushed the 15 year old cat to the PDSA Hospital in Southend but Blossom was too badly injured from the attack. Vets had to put her down because she was struggling to breathe.