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  1. 'Are you kidding me?': Bromley pet owners react after police say 'cat killer' does not existRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This is Local London

    Owners of cats believed to be victims of the 'Croydon Cat Killer' have reacted with confusion and anger to the police announcement there is no killer. The prolific mystery figure was believed to have killed more than 400 cats around the M25 over the last three years - but the police say there was no human involvement in the killings and the mutilation of animals was most likely done by foxes.

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  2. Croydon Cat Killer: A history of how it started and what's happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This is Local London

    With the Met Police's announcement yesterday, a dark tale of feline murder appears to have come to an end. Since 2015, Croydon has lived in fear of a shadowy cat killer, an anonymous assailant who stalked the night in pursuit of prey.

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  3. Hunt for 'Croydon cat killer' continues as animal lovers deny foxes did itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Metro

    The hunt for the 'Croydon cat killer' is continuing as animal campaigners still believe a twisted human is still at large. Scotland Yard said foxes were behind the killings as it ended its three-year investigation into the alleged serial killer yesterday, saying they found no evidence of human involvement.

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  4. Met police 'spent A 500,000' on three-year Croydon Cat Killer probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Daily Mail

    Met police 'spent A 500,000' on 15-officer three-year Croydon Cat Killer probe only to say it was foxes all along Police spent A 500,000 on an investigation into the so-called Croydon Cat Killer only to discover the animals had been mutilated by foxes, it has been claimed. Scotland Yard said yesterday that the hundreds of reported cat mutilations in south London were not the work of a human killer.

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  5. British police solve mystery of serial cat killer, after three years and hundreds of gruesome deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | National Post

    'Police are sure the killer is a man,' the BBC stated, who has not only butchered pets, but 'foxes, rabbits and possibly a wild, baby owl' Missy, who went missing in December 2015. Police formed a task force to investigate reported mutilations of cats in the Croydon area, gave it a name and performed autopsies.

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  6. After three years and hundreds of grisly deaths, Britain's 'cat killer' case is solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    For three years, Britain's Metropolitan Police force has been trying to solve a spate of cat killings in London's suburbs. The brute left his - or her - victims scattered alongside the motorways around the capital city, the fringes of remnant woodlands and the gardens of suburban towns.

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  7. 'Vicious predator' behind savage M25 cat mutilations revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

    Officers believe after three years of investigation, it is foxes behind the savage mutilation of cats and other pets but they believe the animals were most likely to be dead already before they were torn apart. Up to 500 pets have been found mutilated with their heads and tails ripped from their bodies - and there were fears it was the work of a serial cat killer.

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  8. 'Croydon Cat Killer': Police reveal cause of hundreds of pet mutilations across UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | ABC News

    Police in the UK have closed a three-year investigation into the so-called "Croydon Cat Killer" , saying hundreds of pet mutilations around London were actually carried out by foxes and not a human. Since 2015, more than 400 dead cats have been found in the city with their heads and tail removed, sparking fears of an unknown feline serial killer.

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  9. Three year investigation concludes Croydon Cat Killer was 'a fox'Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | Scotsman.com

    Dubbed the Croydon Cat Killer or the M25 Cat Killer, the person was accused of mutilating hundreds of moggies since 2015. Detectives were drafted in to hunt down the culprit after animal lovers suspected the culprit was a human who was going round chopping off cat's head.

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  10. London police solve mystery of the Croydon cat killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Age

    London: For years, people in and around London suspected that a deranged sadist was behind hundreds of cat mutilations, the grisly evidence strewn around their streets and yards. But after a three-year investigation, police revealed on Thursday that the likely culprits behind these inhuman acts were, in fact, inhuman: foxes.

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  11. London Police Solve Mystery of Croydon Cat Killer: There Wasn't OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The New York Times

    For years, people in and around London suspected that a deranged sadist was behind hundreds of cat mutilations, the grisly evidence strewn around their streets and yards. But after a three-year investigation, police revealed on Thursday that the likely culprits behind these inhuman acts were, in fact, inhuman: foxes.

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  12. Police Solve Croydon Cat Killer Mystery... But Some People Are ScepticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Londonist

    The Metropolitan Police announced today that it solved the long running mystery of the 'Croydon Cat Killer'. After nearly three years of investigating it has come to the conclusion that most of the cats have been mutilated by wildlife, probably foxes.

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  13. Police close Croydon cat killer case and say foxes are to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Daily Mail

    'A massive fail!' Owners who say their pets WERE slaughtered by the Croydon Cat Killer react in fury to police claim that cars and foxes were to blame for deaths of 500 animals Tabitha Brown with her pet cat Harley, who had been thought to have been slain by the notorious Croydon Cat Killer A police investigation into hundreds of reported cat mutilations has been branded 'a massive fail' after officers today said the deaths were not the work of a human killer. The headless animal corpses in Croydon and elsewhere had sparked fears that a cat killer was stalking the streets of south London .

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  14. Croydon cat killer REVEALED after 400 pets slain in south LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Daily Star

    Dubbed the Croydon Cat Killer or the M25 Cat Killer, the person was accused of mutilating hundreds of moggies since 2015. But after a three-year investigation and intensive detective work, the Met Police said there was no evidence the felines died at the hands of a human.

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  15. After three years and hundreds of gruesome deaths, Britain's 'Cat Killer' case has been solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Washington Post

    The brute left his -- or her -- victims scattered alongside the motorways around the capital city, the fringes of remnant woodlands and the gardens of suburban towns. The Telegraph newspaper on Monday called it, we kid you not, "one of the most puzzling murder mysteries of the past decade as fearful experts described a serial pet killer who was likely to move on to humans next."

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  16. Three-year hunt for Croydon cat killer ends as police say it was foxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Metro

    The Croydon Cat Killer was never real, it was just a bunch of deadly foxes, police reveal after closing their investigation after three years. More than 500 cat deaths all over the UK were pinned on the mysterious figure when decapitated and mutilated pets started appearing in Croydon, south London in November 2015.

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  17. Relief for UK pet owners: Serial cat killer does not exist, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Reuters

    A feared serial cat killer who for three years was believed to have mutilated pets across London does not exist, and foxes or other wildlife were probably to blame, police said on Thursday. Hundreds of suspected incidents were reported to police raising widespread concern that a single figure - dubbed the "M25 Cat Killer" or the "Croydon Cat Killer" after the capital's orbital motorway and the south London town where the mutilations were first recorded - was responsible.

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  18. Croydon Cat Killer doesn't exist, say policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Kent Online

    The Met said: "Following a thorough examination of the available evidence, officers working alongside experts have concluded that hundreds of reported cat mutilations in Croydon and elsewhere were not carried out by a human and are likely to be the result of predation or scavenging by wildlife." The announcement will come as a shock to dozens of owners around north Kent and the rest of the county who have been seeking justice for their pets.

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  19. Buildings open for Open House WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Croydon Guardian

    Bernard Weatherill House, Croydon Council's offices, will be open this Saturday, September 22, along with the Town Hall and Thornton Heath Library, as part of Open House London festival of architecture and design. Croydon's Fairfield Halls is also open to the public on Saturday for the first time since last year's event, giving people a chance to see the 30million refurbishment works taking place at the venue before it opens its doors next year.

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  20. Festival for artists with learning difficulties in South NorwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Croydon Guardian

    A free mini-festival run by a theatre company for artists with learning disabilities will be held in South Norwood this weekend. 'A Bit of a Do' is a three-day celebration of theatre, dance and comedy, run by the Drunken Chorus company.

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