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Wednesday, Jan 24, 2007
Suspect(s) Unknown - We need your help!
A woman is warning pet owners in her neighbourhood to beware after two of her family's three cats were poisoned.
One of the cats had to be put down while the other needed emergency treatment from a vet for suspected poisoning by slug pellets.
Now the Price family are urging other pet owners to be on their guard.
Samantha, 36, said: "We're very upset, I have two small children and one of the cats is my son's. He's so upset, every time the cats go out he's calling them back and worrying about them."
Hairdresser Samantha, who lives with husband Mark and sons, Dagan, nine, and Jake, six, in Longworth Avenue, Coppull, explained: "I have three cats, two have been poisoned, one of them was in a bad way and had to be put down."
Sadly Cookie, a chocolate brown siamese who disappeared on January 24, was found by a woman walking her dog and had to be destroyed by the RSPCA.
She too showed signs of poisoning, said Samantha.
Socks, a black and white cat, belonging to Dagan, was taken to Hillcrest Veterinary Hospital in Chorley "full of poison" and was put on a 24-hour drip and recovered.
The family have another cat, Tiger, a striped tom and the brother of Cookie.
Samantha added: "I'm very angry. How can someone cause animals so much harm?
"A cat wouldn't eat slug pellets o
- This is Lancashire - Jan 31, 2007
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