A white cat was shot in the back with an air pellet in Northamptonshire.
Snowball, a white cat, returned home injured and was taken to the vets where an air pellet was discovered in its back.
Snowball had been in the Smith Court, Smithfield Place and Red Row area of Raunds.
Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed Snowball being shot or have any information about anyone using a air weapon in the Raunds area.
The incident happened on Tuesday July 29.
Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.