Cold hearted pet owner dumps cat soaked in urine with ‘give me a home’ note

A HARD-HEARTED cat owner penned a begging letter for their pet before dumping them in a cold underpass.

Cat abandoned with note

Midnight the cat abandoned with 'give me a home' note (Image: RSPCA)
Rather than finding an animal sanctuary to leave the unwanted black moggie, the poor animal was left languishing inside a squalid cat basket as temperatures plunged. Next to the basket was a note, which read: “Please, please give me a home! Thank you very much!” Today an RSPCA Inspector condemned the way the six-year-old male cat – now named Midnight – was abandoned in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, last weekend. He was found inside a locked plastic pet carrier lined with a urine soaked blue and grey hoodie and with some dog biscuits.

Picture of note pleading for cat to be helped

'Please give me a home note' for abandoned cat (Image: RSPCA)

RSPCA Inspector Jaime Godfrey said: “The cat was in an okay condition apart from being soaked in urine and clearly distressed and scared.

“There is never an excuse to abandon an animal in this way. We understand that people’s circumstances can change but dumping him like this is cruel and callous.”

Midnight becomes the latest pet to have been thrown on to the streets over the past few days. Many of the discarded animals have been in desperate need of veterinary care, leaving suspicions that owners are getting rid of sick animals to avoid veterinary fees in the countdown to Christmas.

Underpass where cat was dumped

The cold underpass where Midnight was abandoned (Image: RSPCA)

Anyone with information about Midnight should call the charity’s appeal line on 0300 123 8013 . If the owner is not traced, Midnight will be rehomed.