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Brian May no longer has a pussy problem

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Brian May no longer has a pussy problem

Brian May no longer has a pussy problem.

The Queen guitarist's wife Anita Dobson revealed that their garden had been invaded with stray cats, but the 'Don't Stop Me Now' hitmaker has now said that's not an issue as all the animals they take in are set free into the wild.

Speaking exclusively to BANG Showbiz, he said: "All the animals we rescue and find generally go back into the wild. We don't keep them. "

It comes after Brian, 69 - an astrophysicist and a noted environmentalist as well as a rock legend - pledged to challenge the UK government's decision to press ahead with a new badger cull.

He said: "We're fighting the government to stop them killing our badgers.

"They're on scheduled to kill like 10,000 of them this year, which is just the most appalling tragedy because it's not going to help the farmers and it's just beyond belief that the government are clinging on to this idea that killing the badgers is going to cure the TB problem.

"Badgers are a terrible red-herring. We're always aware that the government is liable to bring back fox hunting. I think David Cameron views animals as something that gets in the way of making money. Maybe I'm out on a limb now as usual but this nation has such a long way to go."

Brian and the former 'EastEnders' star previously said they would like to relax and unwind in their garden shed at home, but were prevented from doing so because the property has been completely over-run with moggies.

Asked whether she'd like to own a so-called 'she-shed' - a women-only space where she can escape everyday stresses - during her guest panelist appearance on 'Loose Women', Anita explained: "I think I'd rather have a house. We do have a shed in our garden, but mostly stray pussy cats live in there from time to time."