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Monday, Jun 6, 2011County: Ramsey
Alleged: Donn Elliot Ward
Police arrested a West St. Paul man for placing a noose around his cats neck
After receiving a complaint about the noose, police found Donn Ward, 54, sitting on the curb in the 1500 block of Arkwright.
Ward had tied a bootlace around his cat's neck to act as a leash. He then proceeded to drag the cat by the bootlace down the street when the cat could no longer walk.
Upon police arrival, the cat was bleeding from the mouth not moving, but breathing, in the yard.
Police arrested Ward without incident.
The cat was taken to an emergency veterinary clinic.
The cats had a cut on it's tongue, but sustained no internal or neck injuries.
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