SCSPCA Offers A $2,000 Reward For Information in Heinous Animal Cruelty Case Involving War Veteran's 13-Year-Old Cat
Pets & Animal, Local News, Crime, Press Releases
By Long Island News & PR
Published: November 12 2016
SCSPCA detectives are in search of person(s) responsible for torturing, mutilating and killing a 13 year old female pet cat named Uma, in Farmingville on or about November 2.
Decorated war veteran's 13-year-old female cat was tortured, mutilated and killed. Anyone with information is asked to call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.
Farmingville, NY - November 11, 2016 - The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for torturing, mutilating and killing a 13 year old female pet cat named Uma, in the vicinity of Martin Place in Farmingville on or about November 2, 2016. Suffolk County SPCA Detectives are investigating this heinous act of animal cruelty.
Roy Gross, Chief of the Suffolk County SPCA, said that on November 3, 2016 the agency received a call with details of how the cat was left at the owner's residence. The cat was transported to a veterinary hospital to determine the cause of death. The owner is a decorated war veteran. The family is devastated at the loss of their pet.
On Saturday morning, November 12, 2016, volunteers from the Suffolk County SPCA will be canvassing and distributing flyers.
If anyone recognizes this cat, please contact the Suffolk County SPCA. We urge anyone with information to contact us so that we are able to bring the individual(s) responsible for this blatant act of animal cruelty to justice.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.
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