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'It's evil' - Cat facing amputation after being shot by pellet gun in Tipton

A pet owner has been left disgusted after her cat was shot by a pellet gun in Sandwell.

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Shadow is now awaiting surgery and a possible amputation

Leanne Bonhan, from Tipton, suspected something was wrong with her cat, called Shadow, when he came home limping on Wednesday.

She took him to the vets the following day suspecting he had been hit by a car, but was shocked when an x-ray revealed a pellet embedded in his femur.

X-ray imaging showing the pellet located between two broken bones