Horrifying moment two Staffordshire bull terriers maul family's cat to death

This is the horrifying moment two Staffordshire Bull Terriers off their leads 'ripped apart' a cat outside the family home in a vicious attack captured on a doorbell camera.

Cleo is shown being thrown around by the dogs with one of them clamping its jaws down and pinning her to the ground until dead.

Sharon Boalch, 50, and her daughter Shakira Jefferies, 16, are bereft after the fatal attack on their beloved Cleo, which Miss Jefferies saw out of the window of their Worcester home.

Shocking footage captured by their doorbell camera shows the moment the pet was set upon by the out-of-control dogs on the driveway of their home.

The owner can be seen trying to stop them they struck outside the house next to a city park but cannot stop his dogs tossing the cat around and killing her.

The video then shows the unnamed man getting on his knees and apologising to the distraught mother and daughter who break down in tears and collapse to the floor in grief. 

The attack has been reported to the police and the incident will be investigated. 

Cleo the cat was torn apart by two Staffordshire Bull Terriers after being set upon outside her home

Cleo the cat was torn apart by two Staffordshire Bull Terriers after being set upon outside her home

The dog owner apologised on his hands and knees to 16-year-old Shakira but the family want him arrested

The dog owner apologised on his hands and knees to 16-year-old Shakira but the family want him arrested

The dogs were on their way back from the park, without a lead, when they pounced on the pet and killed it

The dogs were on their way back from the park, without a lead, when they pounced on the pet and killed it

This is the moment Sharon Boalch, 50, and her daughter Shakira Jefferies, 16, learned from the dogs' male owner that she was dead after a passer-by (far right) knocked on the door

This is the moment Sharon Boalch, 50, and her daughter Shakira Jefferies, 16, learned from the dogs' male owner that she was dead after a passer-by (far right) knocked on the door

The owner of the dog, who has not yet been named, dropped to his knees and begged Shakira (right) for her forgiveness while her mother screamed: 'Dogs should be on a lead'

The owner of the dog, who has not yet been named, dropped to his knees and begged Shakira (right) for her forgiveness while her mother screamed: 'Dogs should be on a lead'

Sharon Boalch and daughter Shakira Jefferies, 16,

Sharon Boalch and daughter Shakira want the man prosecuted and the dogs destroyed for killing Cleo

Sharon Boalch and daughter Shakira want the man prosecuted and the dogs destroyed for killing Cleo

The owner, who has not yet been identified, arrives at their front door and says: 'I was in the park and my dogs were following a black cat and they killed him. I was going to take him to the vet.'

The dogs' owner wrestled with his pets to release Cleo but the pet was dead

The dogs' owner wrestled with his pets to release Cleo but the pet was dead 

At one point he even gets down on his knees and says 'I'm so sorry' as Shakira weeps outside her house and her mother Sharon yells at him: 'Dogs should be on a lead'.

Shakira said afterwards that she saw the dogs attacking the cat and dragging her into a nearby park but didn't realise it was Cleo until it was too late.

She said today: 'I was in the front room as it was happening. I didn't realise it was Cleo until a neighbour knocked on the door and asked if our cat was black and white.

'I collapsed on the floor screaming. I wish I'd helped her. I'd have rather been injured by the dogs than to lose my cat.

'My mind keeps going back to seeing her dead on the ground. I haven't slept in days and I can't eat.

'She didn't deserve to die the way she did. I just want my cat back.'

Mrs Boalch added: 'My daughter could hear all this commotion. She ran outside and saw what happened and came running to me in the back garden, screaming.

'I was sat on the

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