A cat has been shot in the left eye with a pellet gun in Antrim.
Police received a report that the incident happened on July 9 sometime between 7pm and 11.45pm.
A PSNI spokesman said: “The pellet has lodged in the cat’s head and following surgery it is expected to survive but may lose it’s eye.”
Police are appealing to anyone who was in the Beechfields area and who may have seen any suspicious activity or anyone who has any information which may assist them with their inquiries to contact officers in Antrim on the non emergency number 101.
Information can also be passed anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.