The body of a cat has been found dumped on an allotment, having suffered serious injuries.
The cat went missing from Whiteford Drive, Kettering, on Monday, May 4, and was found the following evening in a nearby allotment.
A local vet confirmed the injuries had not been caused by another animal and it was possible they had been caused deliberately.
Witnesses or anyone with any information shhould call Northamptonshire Police on 101.
Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.