A cat has lost one of its eyes after being injured by what is believed to be an air weapon.
The grey pedigree Bengal cat was injured between July 28 and 29 in the Lonemore area of Dunvegan, Isle of Skye.
The incident took place during the weekend of the Dunvegan show.
Northern Constabulary said it was investigating “an incident of animal cruelty”.
A police spokesman said: “It is believed the cat sustained its injury after being shot with an air weapon and subsequently lost its eye.
“Anyone who has any information about this incident or knows who may have been responsible is urged to contact Portree Police Station on 01471 612888 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”