The much-loved pets, who have been each below a yr previous, died inside a month of one another
The RSPCA has urged folks to return ahead with data following what it has described because the “unexplained and suspicious deaths” of two nine-month-old cats who lived on the identical road in Telford.
White and black cat Tommy and Gus, a black cat with white markings, have been sadly each discovered useless by a railway bridge behind a park after briefly going lacking from their properties in close by Clift Crescent, Wellington.
Tommy had suffered a critical head harm when he was discovered by a member of the general public on 24 August. Gus was present in the identical location by one other particular person on 18 September. One of his entrance legs had been ‘degloved’, which occurs when a big space of pores and skin and the layer of soppy tissue is ripped from the physique.
Although they have been discovered close to a railway line, neither of the accidents are considered because of both of the cats being hit by a practice.
RSPCA inspector Claire Davey, mentioned: “Tommy and Gus have been very younger cats with their complete lives forward of them and each households are understandably distraught about what has occurred. Both cats had suffered very critical accidents and at the moment we’re treating their deaths as unexplained and suspicious. We would urge anybody within the native space who has details about these terrible incidents to contact us in confidence as quickly as doable.”
Tommy’s proprietor, Carl Farr, mentioned: “Tommy and Gus, who belonged to my nephew, would hardly ever depart the road and we had by no means seen them go anyplace close to the railway line; it’s behind the park and it’s not an space they went to. We suspect that foul play is concerned and we’re interesting to native folks to return ahead and assist give us solutions.
“Tommy was such a pleasant cat, he would actually go as much as anybody for a fuss. He additionally beloved his meals, so he was by no means gone for very lengthy. We are completely shocked by what has occurred. Like all pets, they have been a part of our household, and we’re extraordinarily upset and likewise very indignant that they might have been intentionally attacked.”
Anyone with details about Tommy and Gus’ deaths ought to contact the RSPCA’s enchantment line on 0300 1234 999.
To assist the RSPCA proceed rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming animals in determined want of care please go to their website or name their donation line on 0300 123 8181.
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