In a bizarre series of attacks, police investigate mystery cat shaver in Cotswolds
In a string of bizarre attacks, as many as 12 cats have had their fur shaved seemingly at random in the Cotswolds area. Police are investigating the mystery cat shaver as reported by the Evening Standard:
A spokesman for the RSPCA warned: “Shaving a cat in this way could cause huge distress to both animal and owner.”
Gloucestershire Police confirmed they had investigated reports of a cat returning home with shaved patches in its fur and carried out enquiries around the local area.
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How you can help
Being taken captive and shaved by a stranger in a foreign environment would be extremely distressing for any cat.
If you have any information on these attacks you should call the RSPCA on 0300 123 4999 or contact the local police.