A DESPERATE couple who put up posters to strive to find their missing cat were threatened with a £1,000 fine by council jobsworths.
Workers also ripped the flyers off bushes and telegraph poles shut to Andy Macdonald and Lisa Mitton’s dwelling.
They taped the signs up after nine-year-used Otis vanished final Friday.
But good days later, video footage from their doorbell presentations Newham council group removing them in Wooded enviornment Gate, East London.
Sound engineer Andy, 42, complained but turned into as soon as told he wished permission from the council’s licencing division and might moreover be fined £1,000.
An email added: “Newham Council were made attentive to the poster and therefore a member of the cleansing team gain removed it.”
Underneath the Highways Act 1980, it’s unlawful to paste posters on aspect dual carriageway lights, signs or bushes.
Andy stated: “They are able to fine me as noteworthy as they need.
“We’ve had to print tons of of leaflets and put them thru letterboxes because we’re jumpy of them taking the posters again. We don’t gain children so Otis is love our miniature one.”
TV costume designer Lisa, 42, added: “It’s a depraved direct and this feels love they’re twisting the knife.”
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A council spokesman stated: “Flyposting is prohibited as it has a detrimental form on the examine and cleanliness of the borough.”