An 18-month-old domestic longhair cat suffering severe burns to his whole body is currently under care at the RSPCA Sydney Veterinary Hospital. Snowy was discovered at 4am this morning, Saturday 3 July, by his Bankstown owners who took him to the RSPCA.
“Normally Snowy is inside his house by 10pm but last night he didn’t return until 4am. His owners found him in a severely burnt state, with his ears cut and evidence of tape on his back legs,” said Inspector Skye Adams. “His whole body has been severely affected by burns.”
This is a severe act of animal cruelty and the person/s responsible for such an act can be charged with serious animal cruelty (s.530 Crimes Act), leading to five years in prison.
The RSPCA and NSW Police are appealing to anyone with information which may assist this investigation. Please contact the RSPCA on 02 9770 7555 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.