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Last Updated: Tuesday August 24 2010 12:48 GMT

Cat dumped in bin by woman

Woman putting cat in bin

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A woman has been caught on camera picking up a cat and putting it into a wheelie bin.

Lola, a four-year-old tabby, was found 15 hours later by her owner after he heard her meowing.

He checked the cameras which had been set up on his house, and was horrified to see what had happened.

"It's disgusting, she's a lovely cat... she'd never hurt anyone. I don't know how someone could do it to such a defenceless animal," he said.

The woman hasn't been arrested because putting a cat in a bin isn't a crime.

Instead, animal charity the RSPCA is leading an investigation and are going to question the woman about why she did it.

The police are supporting the investigation.