Cat strangled with gaffer tape

A pet cat has been found strangled to death with gaffer tape in Bury St Edmunds.

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Owner devastated by horrific death of pet

The owner of a pet cat strangled to death with gaffer tape say they're devastated by the death.

Jennifer Pettit, 46, said she and her daughter had been left devastated by the death of the five-year-old cat.

You worry when you let your cat out that it might go missing or be hit by a car.

"But what's happened is unimaginable - it would never have occurred to me that somebody would deliberately do this to an innocent animal.

My cat was categorically murdered. He was strangled to death and his throat cut open.

I've no idea why anybody would do this to him or to us but the worry is, if they've done it once, they'll do it again so it's important that they are caught."

– Jennifer Pettit

Anyone with information should contact Pc Stephanie Rose at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101

Pet cat strangled with gaffer tape

A pet cat has been found strangled in Bury St Edmunds.

The animal was found dead on Sunday at the Vinefields area of the town.

The cat, a male black and brown tabby, had not returned home after being let out last Tuesday.

Suffolk Police say the cat had been strangled with gaffer tape wrapped aroud its neck. It had also suffered a deep cut to its neck.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk Police.

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