A HEARTBROKEN cat owner from Earley is appealing for help to find her pet after someone falsely claimed her as their own.

Miso the cat went missing and a picture of her was recently posted on social media by people trying to help reunite her with her owners.

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She was then claimed by a lady who has since deleted her Facebook profile and retracted all of her messages.

Miso's owner Lisa Mao said: "Miso has a very distinct brown marking that looks like dirt on the side of her nose so she is easily identifiable and is chipped.

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"Does anyone know of this name Chanell Greenham, who claimed to be the owner of our cat? Thank you!"

Police have been contacted for comment.