A person has reportedly handed themselves in to police after
a cat was shot through the head with a crossbow bolt.
Moomoo, who belongs to a Wainuiomata family, had surgery at
the Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital on Tuesday
afternoon to remove the bolt.
The 4-year-old cat was found by his owner Donna Ferrari
earlier that day. The bolt had gone in above his left eye and
emerged behind the ear.
She said today believed a person had handed themselves into
Ms Ferrari said while Moomoo was recovering well, he was yet
to be discharged from hospital.
"He's still got fluid coming out of the drain that they've
put it, so he won't be allowed home until that stops and
until they think he's well enough to travel the two and a
Staff at the hospital were unsure of when Moomoo would be
well enough to go home, and were assessing his condition on a
daily basis, Ms Ferrari said.