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Two feral cats fatally shot near Richmond

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Animal control officers are investigating the fatal shooting of two feral cats behind a shopping center in Chesterfield, Va., about a half hour southwest of Richmond, a police spokesman said Jan. 17.

The deceased felines – one black and white, the other gray and brown -- were part of a larger group of feral cats being cared for by two local animal welfare groups, said Lt. Mike Breeden of the Chesterfield County Police Department.

Officers went to the crime scene the afternoon of Jan. 16 after receiving a report that there were five dead cats, but they ended up finding only two, Breeden told Examiner.com. Police do not yet know what kind of gun was used in the incident, but the cats’ bodies were taken to a local veterinarian for further examination.

Breeden said “there are no suspects at this time” in the animal cruelty case. Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 804-748-1251.

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