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September 29, 2023
Sara Groves 202-483-7382
Stratford, Conn. – PETA is providing a reward of as much as $5,000 for data resulting in the arrest and conviction of the particular person(s) who deserted 15 black cats in cages with out meals, water, or shelter from the weather close to the intersection of Principal Avenue and River Street in Putney over the weekend. PETA’s reward is along with one provided by Stratford Animal Rescue Society and brings the complete potential reward to as a lot as $5,500.
In line with Stratford police, the cats had been reported to the division and located simply earlier than heavy rains began. The moist cages had been coated in feces and urine, making fingerprinting unattainable.
“Animals depend on us to guard them, however as a substitute, somebody dumped these cats on the roadside, the place they might have starved within the pouring rain,” says PETA Senior Vice President Colleen O’Brien. “If another animals stay on this particular person’s custody, they could possibly be in imminent hazard, which is why PETA urges anybody with details about this case to return ahead instantly.”
Tipsters ought to contact Detective Jennifer Murolo with the Stratford Police Division at [email protected] or 203-385-4127.
PETA—whose motto reads, partly, that “animals should not ours to abuse in any manner”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra data, please go to PETA.org, hearken to The PETA Podcast, or comply with the group on X (previously Twitter), Fb, or Instagram.