Animal cruelty : two cats injured by pellets

News 22 December, 2017
  • QMI agency

    Friday, 22 December 2017 12:43

    Friday, December 22, 2017 12:49

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    The owner of two cats from Saint-Pamphile is angry. His cattle have been injured by bullets from a rifle to lead on several occasions. The woman wants to denounce this act of animal cruelty. Manon Godin has notified the Sûreté du Québec.

    “It was suffering, it was misery to walk. It has been a week that I needed to feed that I gave up because he no longer wanted to eat, ” said the owner of the animals.

    One of the cats has been violently struck in the head. “My other white cat was outside. We saw it jump. He came home with a head wound made by a lead “. she narrated.

    The family denounces strongly these gestures free. “It saddens me a lot that in 2018, we can see the animal cruelty, still the same. It is alive. My mother loves her animals more than herself, ” pointed out the girl of Manon, Kassandra Godin-Lessard. “It made me enraged. I find that there is no valid reason, because I find that there is no reason to do that. It didn’t work. I can’t understand how a person can hurt an animal, ” remarked the woman of Saint-Pamphile.

    Severe punishment ?

    The person who committed these acts could be accused of animal cruelty. It sets out, according to the criminal Code, to a maximum term of imprisonment of 5 years and a fine of up to $10,000.

    The municipality confirms that it has received a number of complaints about cats in the area. It condemns the act of animal cruelty. Nevertheless, she argues that the case should be handled by the Sûreté du Québec.