North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a cat was shot with an air rifle.
The incident happened in the East Ayton area between June 21 and 22.
A spokesperson from Filey Police said: "Please be vigilant with keeping any pets safe during this time and if you see anything suspicious report this to North Yorkshire Police as soon as possible.
"We are appealing for any information regarding a cat which was shot with an air rifle in the East Ayton area between 21st - 22nd June 2019.
"If you have any information which could help us with our enquiries please contact 101, select option 2 and ask for Anna Wilkinson.
"Alternatively you can email email@example.com."