"The lack of blood, fur, or severed parts implies the cats are cut in half
in another location and then for unknown reasons returned to the sites where they are found."
- Rachel Banks, Animal Cruelty Investigator,
Barrie, Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA)
Updated September 4, 2007 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - On Saturday, September 1, 2007, a cat was found dead and mutilated behind Holy Cross School in Edmonton. Edmonton Police Service Sgt. Jeff Anderson confirmed the cat had been partially skinned and some of its internal organs had been removed without blood. He also confirmed that the cat had a collar tag and on August 26th had been reported missing from a residence three blocks from the Holy Cross School. This would be at least the 22nd mutilated cat reported in Edmonton over the past year. Police and the Edmonton Humane Society are warning residents to keep their cats inside. If anyone has any information, please call the Edmonton Police Service at: 780-423-4567.
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