Newbury: Thieves boast ‘robbed your cat, come get it back’ on Snapchat

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A thief goaded the proprietor of a cat he’d stolen by posting a video of himself laughing and saying: ‘robbed your cat, come get it again.’

Three-year-old Biscuit, an all white cat with piercing eyes, was snatched in Newbury city centre and paraded across the city.

A clip posted on Snapchat reveals a person in a hoodie holding the pet, with a McDonald’s cup and bottle within the different hand, whereas one other man movies him and laughs alongside.

At one level the person is seen close to a pub, holding Biscuit underneath her arms as her legs dangle in an uncomfortable place.

Her proprietor, Sophie Lightowlers, solely turned conscious she was lacking when buddies despatched her the footage.

‘After I first noticed the video I felt bodily sick,’ she mentioned. ‘I used to be completely disgusted that somebody would deal with any animal like that, after which it sunk in that it was my cat after which my concern turned to rage.

‘It nonetheless makes me offended to consider as a result of Biscuit is such a pleasant cat and she or he loves consideration from strangers. I actually really feel like they’ve taken benefit of her friendliness to mistreat her.’

The person had Biscuit underneath one arm, a bottle within the different (Image: BPM Media)
Biscuit was ‘just a little traumatised’ by the incident (Image: BPM Media)

Biscuit was finally freed by the lads and Sophie was capable of gather her.

The cat was ‘just a little traumatised’ at first however has now made a full restoration, Sophie mentioned.

She has reported the incident to the RSPCA and says she’s had no apology from the lads, who tried to excuse their behaviour by claiming they thought the cat was a stray.

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