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Red Deer RCMP warn public of recent animal cruelty

August 11, 2022 3:42 PM

The Red Deer RCMP are warning the public about an alarming series of animal cruelty incidents that have recently occurred.

Around 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9, Red Deer RCMP were called to a residence in the Michener Hill neighbourhood where an unknown person had grievously harmed a cat. During the investigation, RCMP learned that two other cats in the neighbourhood had been found beaten in previous days. One of the cats had to be euthanized due to the extent of its injuries.

Due to these troubling incidents, Red Deer RCMP are encouraging pet owners to take extra measures to keep their animals safe.

If you believe you have any information about this incident, please call the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), on line at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play store.


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Red Deer RCMP