A PET cat was left with serious injuries after it was shot with an air rifle near Ulverston.

Cumbria Police are investigating the incident which occured on March 18 in Swarthmoor.

A force spokesperson said: "Persons unknown have used an air rifle to shoot and maim a cat resulting in serious injury."

Anyone with information should contact PC Nixon on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.