A dog owner was forced to fight off a bird of prey when it tried to snatch her beloved pet. Kate Hillman was stunned when a red kite swooped down on her five-year-old Pomeranian, Vinnie, as they walked in fields.
The terrified 32-year-old model watched as the bird, which has a wingspan of 179 cm, spread out its claws in a bid to pick up the tiny 4 lb pooch. Kate managed to scare the predator off by shouting and stamping her feet. Kate is from Maidenhead, Berks. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
Pictured: Kate Hillman with her Pomeranian, Vinnie.
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