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