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Lancashire MP's cat is poisoned

MP Graham Jones's cat Jaffa which was posioned Credit: MEN Syndication

A Lancashire MP has spoken of his horror after his cat was poisoined by a serial cat killer.

Hyndburn MP Graham Jones’s long haired ginger tom Jaffa is among five pets who have died after eating food was poisoned with anti-freeze.

The deaths have all occurred on two Baxenden streets over a period of 11 months. Mr Jones urged people to be vigilant.

He said:

Our cat was in absolute agony and had to be put down.

Watching your pet put to sleep in front of you is a very emotional experience.

The number of deaths in the immediate area is very suspicious.

The cats are being attracted to food or water that has been poisoned with anti freeze.

It is very difficult to investigate and to prove that someone is doing this so I would urge the public to be vigilant.

I think animal cruelty is abhorrent and I hope whoever is doing this is caught.

– Graham Jones MP
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