Animal cruelty in Sherbrooke: three kittens launched from a moving vehicle

Animal cruelty in Sherbrooke: three kittens launched from a vehicle ;moving vehicle

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Three baby cats suffered serious injuries after being thrown from a moving vehicle on Tuesday in Sherbrooke, Estrie. Police are now looking for the culprit or culprits of this act of animal cruelty. 

The little white-haired kitties, only around eight weeks old, were found in three different locations; one on rue Galt Ouest, another on the Jacques-Cartier bridge and the last on rue McGregor.

They were located between 1:15 p.m. and 1:50 p.m.

< p>The Sherbrooke police are now looking for people who may have seen the perpetrator(s) of this shocking crime.

People who may have information that could help the investigation in this case progress are invited to contact contact the Sherbrooke police at 819 821-5555 or the Eastern Townships Humane Society at 819 821-4727 ext. 110.

This is at least the third story of animal cruelty to perform in Estrie since the beginning of the year.

Last February, in Sherbrooke, a man was arrested for having savagely beaten his neighbor's cat with a table leg fitted with a screw at the end. The animal had suffered multiple fractures, but had survived the attack. A few days earlier, in Magog territory, a 75-year-old man had been arrested for asking a friend to kill his dog because he thought he was getting too old.

The friend in question had beaten the poor 13-year-old animal so badly that it had to be euthanized because of its excessive injuries.