Ontario SPCA

Ontario SPCA

August 22, 2013 15:26 ET

Severed Cat Head Found in Utterson: the Ontario SPCA Is Seeking Information From the Public

BRACEBRIDGE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 22, 2013) - The Ontario SPCA is seeking the public's assistance in finding more information regarding a severed feline head that was found in Utterson, Ontario.

On August 21, 2013, the Ontario SPCA was notified of a black severed cat's head found in the middle of Old Muskoka Road. The condition of the head showed no signs of injuries consistent with an animal attack or vehicle-related trauma.

"The condition of the feline head is suspicious," said Senior Inspector Steve Toy. "We are reaching out to the public to come forward should they have any information on this cat and/or how it got into the condition it was found in."

If anyone has any information on this animal, they are asked to call 1-888-668-7722 and speak to the investigations department.

The Ontario SPCA responds to, on average, 16,000 reports of animal cruelty every year. If anyone has a concern for the welfare of an animal they are asked to call the Ontario SPCA, their local Humane Society, or the police.

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Protecting animals since 1873, Ontario SPCA is Ontario's Animal Welfare organization, a registered charity comprised of over 50 communities.

Ontario SPCA is mandated under the Ontario SPCA Act to enforce animal welfare legislation and the Act provides Ontario SPCA Agents and Inspectors with police powers to do so.

Ontario SPCA provides leadership in animal welfare innovations including introducing high-volume spay/neuter services to Ontario and opening the Provincial Education and Animal Centre.

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