A councillor has tweeted about the "awkward" moment he buried the wrong cat.
Matt Strong who represents the Chorlton ward in Manchester
is searching for a dead cat's owner after he witnessed the animal being run over in a hit and run incident and thought it was his pet Gus.
Matt assumed the grey tabby was his own three-year-old kitty and gave it a send off in his gardent
Speaking to the Manchester Evening News he explained: "I buried it in my garden. Then my cat was alive and well in my kitchen.
"I feel really bad for whoever it belongs to. I know exactly how they will feel.
"It goes to show how fast cars go along Barlow Moor Road."