The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is asking for the public's help with finding two young culprits who were walking along a path in Shetcliffe Lane in Bradford, UK who picked up a cat and threw her over a fence.
The scene was caught on CCTV, and it shows one youth appearing to pet the cat, but then grabs the animal by the scruff of her neck and tosses her over the wood and iron gate fence; the yard where a Rottweiler and Alaskan shepherd lived.
Fortunately for the black and white female cat, the dogs live with the cat and were not aroused to hurt her as an intruder.
According to Inspector Rachel Oprysk, the owner heard a commotion outdoors in the yard and when she looked out, saw the cat in a panic running away.
“We are keen to track down the boys caught on the CCTV footage as we believe they intended to cause harm to the cat and it is only by sheer luck this was not a more upsetting and horrific incident," stated Inspector Oprysk.
The two boys were described as Caucasian; one teen with dark hair and the other teen with light hair. One kid was wearing a light blue hoodie with white sleeves and the other was dressed in a black jacket. The RSPCA is hoping any witnesses can help with this intentional cruelty situation.
Anyone with information on the incident should contact the RSPCA Inspector appeal line on 0300 123 8018.
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