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Friday, Feb 17, 2012County: Cumberland
Suspect(s) Unknown - We need your help!
Upper Allen Township Police are investigating the intentional shooting of a family pet near the 1st block of Nittany Drive.
"Rockey" a 3 year old Maine Coon Cat was shot with a .177 caliber lead pellet sometime between 8 am and 10 am on February 17th. The pellet penetrated the cats neck and lodged near his spine.
Rockey's family was alerted to the shooting when the cat returned home and began howling in pain. Veterinary costs to the family are expected to exceed $1000.00.
Pet owners are reminded that acts of Animal Cruelty are best prevented by keeping your pet from running at large.
Anyone with information concerning this crime are asked to contact the Upper Allen Township Police at (717) 795-2445 or our anonymous tip line at (717) 591-3790
If you have information on this case, please contact:
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- whptv.com - Feb 18, 2012
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