Woman eaten by her pet cats

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AN an­i­mal lover was eaten by her own cats, an in­quest heard.

Janet Veal, 56, was dis­cov­ered “gnawed and eaten” on her kitchen floor af­ter neigh­bours raised the alarm hav­ing not seen her for months.

Po­lice en­tered the home in Ring­wood, Hants, and found the “dis­tress­ing scene”.

There were a num­ber of dead an­i­mals – in­clud­ing a cat and a dog – in the kitchen and liv­ing room, but oth­ers had sur­vived.

Mrs Veal’s corpse had with parts miss­ing due to be­ing eaten by her beloved pets.

The Southamp­ton Coroner recorded a death from nat­u­ral causes.

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