Police appeal for information after cat’s face crushed by powerful rodent trap in Derbyshire town

Police are asking the public to help their investigations after a cat was snared by a powerful rodent trap in a Derbyshire town.

Wednesday, 4th May 2022, 9:59 am

The Derbyshire Rural Crime Team are currently investigating an incident where a cat was caught in a Fenn trap near Kirk Hallam Lake, Ilkeston.

The incident occurred overnight on March 27 and the cat was found the following morning.

Fortunately, the sixteen-year-old cat, which suffered facial injuries during the incident, is expected to make a full recovery.

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The cat is expected to recover, despite the trap crushing its face.

Any information should be reported to Derbyshire Police using any of the following methods:

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Twitter – direct message the force’s contact centre on @DerPolContact

Website – complete the online contact form

Phone – call 101