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Police investigation after ‘suspicious’ cat deaths in Snodland

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Original article from Kent Live

Officers are investigating the "suspicious" deaths of two cats in Snodland.

Kent Police received two reports of cats in the town sustaining injuries believed to have been intentionally caused by a person.

One of the cats was found dead in Sandy Lane on March 24, while another had to be put down after it returned home injured the following day.

Police say they have reviewed the circumstances and are now appealing for information.

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Anyone who believes they can assist with enquiries is asked to contact Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting 46/49177/21.

Additionally, any other cat owners who have concerns their pets may have been deliberately injured but have not made a report are encouraged to contact Kent Police through the force’s website or by calling 101.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete an online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

'We understand that hearing of these incidents will cause concern for cat owners'

Sergeant Sarah Alvey, from Kent Police, said: "We understand that hearing of these incidents will cause concern for cat owners but please be assured we will follow up on any reasonable line of enquiry that is reported to us.

"Our neighbourhood officers are also aware of the incidents and will remain vigilant for offending of this nature while they complete their routine patrols.

"If there is anyone who believes they have information that can assist with enquiries, I would encourage them to contact us at their earliest opportunity."

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