RCMP investigate after dead cat found strung up with wire from lamppost

Mar 30, 2008 Full story: The Canadian Press

“There was no other marks on the cat, nothing to indicate it was previously deceased before being put up there”

- RCMP are investigating what could be a shocking case of animal cruelty in a central Alberta community - just the latest in a string of incidents that have outraged animal rights groups.

On Saturday, officers were forced to cut down a dead cat that had been hung by its neck with wire from a lamppost outside a store in Ponoka, Alta., about 130 kilometres south of Edmonton.

Const. James Lai said in an interview Sunday that a customer going into a Fields store noticed the grisly sight around 10 a.m. Saturday morning and alerted the store manager, who then called police. Read more

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Lethbridge Aryan

Claresholm, Canada

#1 Mar 31, 2008
Disgusting. Judging from the location this was done by a drunk. Possibly the worst part of the town. Usually full of people from(ahem) surrounding areas that dont serve alcohol.


#2 Apr 1, 2008
I hope they find them.

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