Nottinghamshire homeowner cuts front hedge into the shape of a giant cat

A Nottinghamshire homeowner has paid the purr-fect tribute to their favourite pet – by clipping their hedge into the shape of a giant CAT.

The bizarre bush – complete with whiskers and giant eyes – appeared overnight on a street in Mapperley.

The cat shaped hedge

The cat shaped hedge

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Residents have expressed delight at the tabby topiary.

One said: “It’s brilliant. Most people trim their hedges into the number of their house but this chap’s paid homage to his pet.

“It’s a lovely thought and has made a lot of us chuckle.”

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One local resident said it was "brilliant"

One local resident said it was "brilliant"