Think before you recycle after cat gets head stuck in baked bean tin (From This is The West Country)
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Think before you recycle after cat gets head stuck in baked bean tin
8:00am Sunday 21st October 2012 in News
PEOPLE have been urged to think about how they leave items out for recycling after a cat was found with a baked bean tin stuck on its head.
Carole Miller, of Horton, became worried when her eight-month-old cat, Inky, went missing from the family home in St Peter’s Close on October 7.
She put out notices asking people to look in garages, outbuildings and sheds in the hope that Inky would turn up.
Luckily, Inky was soon found in a neighbouring garden, but with her head stuck in a baked bean tin.
Carole’s daughter, Channon Preece, told the News Inky had probably been sniffing in a recycling bin and looked too far inside the tin.
“We all do it don’t we?” she said. “We just throw our tins in the bin outside.
“Perhaps we should think a bit more about it in future by putting cans and bottles etc in plastic bags to avoid cats and other animals getting into problems.”
Inky is doing well and glad to be back home, though she is unlikely to investigate any more tins she finds too closely.