Last weekend, an 11-year-old free-roaming cat in Christchurch was shot in the leg. With a gun. In the city, for goodness sake. This was a family pet, who has now had her leg amputated. She is lucky that this was a non-lethal wound. The next cat might not be.
We hate having to repost stories like this, but if you let your cat roam, you need to be aware that there are some very vicious people out there.
Horrible, but this is what can happen to a roaming cat. Please consider keeping your cat safely contained on your own property. Two cats shot in northwest Auckland An Auckland woman is “terrified” to let her cats outside after one was shot in the leg – causing its limb to be amputated. Lee Attwell’s five-month-old
I was reading a story online about a roaming cat that got its paw stuck in a leg-hold trap set by a neighbour. This case was in the Canadian city of Regina – although we’ve certainly had similar occurrences here in New Zealand recently. Something else that caught my attention, however, was that Regina has
Barely a month after hearing about a Palmerston North man convicted of catching his neighbour’s cat in a leg-hold trap, we have this from today’s Hawke’s Bay Today: …cats get a bad rap, despite the fact they don’t bark incessantly and lay waste anywhere they like. They do wander, and it is clear there are