A cruel cat owner was hauled before the courts after failing to get veterinary help for the 'largest wound' a RSPCA officer had ever seen.
Adele Milne, from Oldham, never asked a vet for help despite her cat Millie suffering with an ulcerated mass to her stomach for a 'prolonged period time'.
The wound, caused by a malignant tumour, was one of the worst the RSPCA had ever seen and the cat had to be put down to end her suffering.
Milne said she had 'bought things from the shop' to treat Millie at home. The 38-year-old has now been banned from keeping animals for nine months after being prosecuted by the RSPCA. READ MORE: The Christmas tradition that turned into a nightmare - and nearly saw a child lose her mother READ MORE: She longed to become a mother, but died after facing an unthinkable decision The RSPCA said animal rescue officer Jessica Pierce went to Milne's home on June 5 this year to check up on the black-and-white cat after receiving a report she had been injured.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk