State Police in Lawrence County wants to hear from anyone with information about the shooting of a cat.

Police say a 12-year-old gray and white cat was shot two or three times with a small caliber gun or air rifle.

Amy Barrette, President of Malcolm's Magic Community Cat Alliance of Cannonsburg, Pa said her organization has been caring for the cat since March 1 when a rescue volunteer trapped it on Stateline Road in Little Beaver Township.

According to the Cat Alliance's Facebook page, the cat, who has been named “Axel” is still recovering.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact State Police in New Castle at 724-598-2211.