Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance following a disturbing act of animal cruelty in Parry Sound, Ontario. The OPP say that shortly after 5:00 p.m. Monday evening, witnesses saw an orange and white cat be tossed from the passenger side of a moving vehicle on Parry Sound Road. The small town is about two hours north of Toronto.
As a result of being thrown, the cat was launched into a concrete retaining wall and sadly succumb to its injuries. It was wearing a pink and yellow collar with no tag. Witnesses say the suspect was driving a dark-coloured Honda.
Evidently, police are just as shocked and sickened as most of us. They’re offering a cash reward of up to $2000 on any information leading to the perpetrator.
Anyone in the Parry Sound area with details is asked to call them at 1-888-310-1122. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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Shockingly, this disturbing act isn’t the only one of its kind this year. Erika Paul of the B.C. SPCA told CBC is it not uncommon for cats to get dumped in this manner, although it rarely happens in daylight.
Back in June, a witness in Langford, B.C. witnessed a man drop a sick and ageing cat out of the window of his car. Later that month, a woman driving through Simcoe, Ontario was credited for saving a kitten who she saw dropped from a car window into the middle of a busy street.
Luckily, both of those stories had a happy ending, with the cats surviving their injuries and eventually going into proper care. However, for this most recent case, we can only hope that justice gets served.