'Panther' like 'big cat' spotted in Somerset - Police confirm report of sighting

'Panther' like 'big cat' spotted in Somerset - Police confirm report of sighting

'Panther' like 'big cat' spotted in Somerset - Police confirm report of sighting.Confirmation of the report came following a Freedom of Information request asking how many big cat sightings had been reported in the area during 2021.It followed witness accounts of "caracals" and "pumas" roaming the countryside in Devon and Cornwall.

Cornish pet shop turned into bar selling dog-friendly beer and coffee

Cornish pet shop turned into bar selling dog-friendly beer and coffee

Up to 40 bottles of booze go each day (Picture: Cornwall Live/BPM Media) A place to hang (Picture: Cornwall Live/BPM Media)The popular bar is the brainchild of Gareth Evans, who has enjoyed so much success he’s planning to open another shop in Devon.

Huntsman ‘threw rescue cat over fence after it was mauled to death by hounds’

Huntsman ‘threw rescue cat over fence after it was mauled to death by hounds’

Carly Jose, 39, said her family was torn apart when their rescue cat, Mini, was mauled by the dogs in Cornwall this weekend.‘Then a neighbour said that he saw what had happened, a hound had killed Mini.’.

Puppy stolen at knife-point during morning walk with owner

Puppy stolen at knife-point during morning walk with owner

Waffle had been with his owner at a park in St Austell, Cornwall, at around 7am when a man approached them and threatened her with a knife.The man is described by Devon and Cornwall Police as being around 5ft 8in and dressed in all black.

Tributes to boy, 9, mauled to death by dog during caravan holiday

Tributes to boy, 9, mauled to death by dog during caravan holiday

Tributes have been flooding in for Frankie Macritchie after he was killed by a ‘bulldog-type’ breed while alone in a caravan (Picture: SWNS) Relatives leave flowers at the entrance to Tencreek Holiday Park, Looe, Cornwall (Picture: SWNS)In a tribute issued through Devon and Cornwall Police, his family said the schoolboy had a ‘special heart’.

Boy, 9, mauled to death by dog is pictured as tributes pour in

Boy, 9, mauled to death by dog is pictured as tributes pour in

Frankie Willis was staying at the Tencreek Holiday Park in Cornwall (Picture: Facebook) Tributes have begun pouring in for the youngster (Picture: Facebook)It is thought the dog owner was staying next to them in a neighbouring caravan.