Help Needed After Cat Killed By Arrow in Hudson Valley, New York

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A reward is offered when authorities search for the person responsible for killing a cat with an arrow in the Hudson Valley.

Putnam County’s SPCA Law Enforcement is currently investigating the death of a cat found with an arrow through its neck in the city of Kent.

The cat, a well-known stray fed by residents of Nimham Road, was found on the property at 241 Nimham Road early Monday morning.

The cat was last seen alive by the resident two days earlier on Saturday. Putnam County’s SPCA Law Enforcement Department responded to the resident’s call and took the deceased animal to the Guardian Veterinary Specialists in Brewster, where the arrow, a Terminator Select 6075, was removed and the cat further examined.

The fletching and arrowhead both appear to have been cut off so the arrow was just a shaft, police say.

The cat was a non-neutered male, possibly 1-2 years old, short-haired at home, gray / white in color.

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Anyone with information on who may have shot this cat is encouraged to contact Putnam County’s SPCA at 845-520-6915. It is illegal to shoot, kill, or poison wild cats and is a Class A misdemeanor according to the police.

“A combined reward of $ 500 is currently being offered for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for shooting and killing this cat,” said Putnam County’s SPCA.

Calls can remain anonymous.

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