Cat shot with arrow found, taken to Wacol

UPDATE:

THE search for a ginger cat shot with an arrow has ended. 

RSPCA officers found the cat in a storm drain at Calamvale after it was spotted by a member of the public. 

Firefighters helped coax the injured cat out of the drain and it has been taken to the animal hospital at Wacol. 

RSPCA spokesperson Michael Beatty said the arrow was successfully removed by vets and the cat appears to be recovering. 

"Luckily the arrow appears to have missed vital organs and he was eating ravenously this morning," Mr Beatty said. 

"We'd still like anyone who has any information in regard to the attack to come forward."

The arrow was successfully removed by vets and the cat appears to be recovering.
The arrow was successfully removed by vets and the cat appears to be recovering.

The cat has been named Mikey. 

The RSPCA is appealing to the public for donations towards Mikey's recovery costs which will be significant. 

How to help

  • Text the word SAVE to 1997 6484 to give $5 off your phone bill.
  • The $5 donations will appear on your mobile bill and is available on eligible plans except Optus prepaid. 

EARLIER: 

A GINGER cat with an arrow pierced through its body is missing on Brisbane's southside.

The RSPCA, which has released a graphic picture, is desperately trying to find the injured feline, which was last seen in Lange Court at Calamvale on Thursday.

The cat was last seen on Thursday
The cat was last seen on Thursday

A woman had reported seeing the cat run down a storm drain after her neighbour had attempted to catch it.

Anyone with any information can call 1300 ANIMAL

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