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Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption

This female cat, Allie, broke her leg in a fall after being shot.

A PELLET GUN attack has left a mothering cat struggling with a broken leg.

Allie has been in the care of the DSPCA for the past month after being seriously injured in Ballymun.

The incident happened when she was shot with a pellet gun, and as a result of a subsequent fall, fractured her front left leg.

The attack has seen Allie’s leg amputated.

Allie Source: DSPCA

The DSPCA has said the incident has been particularly distressing as she is currently nursing four kittens.

The kittens have been brought along with her to their facility in Rathfarnham and will stay with her until they are old enough to be re- homed.

Allie is currently in a foster home and will soon be available for adoption.

shot cat

Allie is one of 160 cats currently under the care of the DSPCA who are looking for places to be rehoused.

Members of the public are able to contact the organisation through their website here. 

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