Police are appealing after one cat was shot with an air gun and another was shaved leaving a deep cut in Skegness.
The incidents were reported to police on April 1 on Church Lane, Croft.
It is believed both cats were deliberately injured and required veterinary treatment.
A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “We are appealing for information about a suspicious incident in Church Lane, Croft, where two cats were deliberately injured.
“One is thought to have been shot with an air weapon and the other sustained a deep cut whilst having some of its fur purposely shaved.
“Both animals required vet treatment but are recovering.”
Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting Inc 412 of April 1.