A team of cat lovers who provided support for families left devastated by Storm Frank have been shortlisted for a national award.
The Deeside Branch of Cats Protection is being honoured at this year’s National Cat Awards.
The team, pictured, rescued 25 cats when the storm wreaked havoc in Ballater in December 2015.
One of three finalists in the Star Team award category, the volunteer group trapped and rescued the cats before finding and reuniting them with their worried owners.
Liz Robinson, branch co-ordinator, said: “The storm literally devastated the area and we knew many cats had gone missing as a result.
“Working as a team we managed to rescue the cats and it was such a great feeling to return them to their owners who were so relieved to see their pets again.”
Winners will be announced in August.