A PET owner in a border town was given a fright days before Christmas when they learned that their cat had been shot by an air weapon.

The cat was found in their neighbour's garden on Sunday, December 20, at around 11am in Lugg View, Presteigne.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact A/PS 583 Andrew Barden of Knighton and Presteigne Police Station, on 101 or 01267 222020.

Alternatively you can contact Crime Stoppers on 08005 55111, the RSPCA on 0300 1234 999, or report incidents online at: www.rspca.org.uk/utilities/contactus/reportcruelty.