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Cat-nabbed kitten found safe and
well! Police question Romanian
woman, 41, over alleged theft
after her husband tips off officers

Daily Mail [UK], by Anthony Bond, Luke Salkeld

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/10/2013 8:12:05 AM

A Romanian man has told police his wife was the shoplifter filmed on CCTV grabbing a startled kitten in a pet shop and bundling it into her handbag. The man and his wife handed over the eight-week-old black and white cat, called Little Boy, who was back with its owner today unharmed. A Romanian woman, 41, was being questioned by police today over the alleged theft--which has caused public outrage over the way the kitnapper roughly man-handled the pet and forced it into a black zip-up bag. Little Boy was being looked after by animal lover Carol Ivory, 62

Saw the initial report on this yesterday but hoped for a happy ending after the video was shown on TV and the Net. Sure enough, the kitten was turned in--and by the woman´s husband! If you watch the video you´ll see how this awful woman grabs the little kitten and absolutely throws it into her bag, then zips it up. Mail readers were furious, of course.

The kitten´s photo is a candidate for best Awww! this week.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 1/10/2013 8:46:15 AM     (No. 9108529)

That´s quite a pink little nose on this absolutely adorable kitten! Glad Little Boy was found safe and sound and returned.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 1/10/2013 11:33:48 AM     (No. 9108972)

Unfortunately EU regs have added to the dilution of ´native´ Brit population in the UK.

There is NO ability to control immigration from these countries.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: msjena, 1/10/2013 12:21:18 PM     (No. 9109093)

That kitten is only 4 weeks old, at most. Its eyes are still blue and its ears not up yet. I hope it wasn´t for sale.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 1/10/2013 6:39:29 PM     (No. 9109699)

#3, the article says the kitten and its mother were being cared for by the store owner because the cats´ owner was on vacation. The photo was taken some weeks before, apparently.

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