Missing Mr Muk reunited with owner as man arrested on suspicion of stealing Canonbury cat
PUBLISHED: 08:40 26 September 2018 | UPDATED: 09:20 27 September 2018
A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a cat in Highbury last month.
A large Siberian Forest Ginger cat, called Mr Muk, was stolen in Petherton Road at 8.30pm on August 1.
At 11.50pm on Tuesday, a 22-year-old man was arrested by Met Police officers at an address in West Hampstead on suspicion of theft.
They had issued a formal appeal for information and witnesses on September 10.
He has been taken into custody at a north London police station.
In the appeal, Mr Muk was described as microchipped, neutered male, with ‘a weird lip’ caused by a missing tooth on the upper right side of his mouth.
The filched feline has now been reunited with his delighted owner, Izabela Minch.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box below for details.