San Antonio: Cat Mutilations Now Number Nine

‘Someone is displaying’ mutilated cats
By Colin McDonald
October 25, 2007

(EXPRESS-NEWS) — The mutilation and killing of felines in San Antonio has reached an unprecedented level, officials say, with 11 incidents reported over the past three weeks.

Most recently, on Wednesday morning, the remains of a cat were found at Northampton Drive and Wurzbach Road, in a manner not unlike the others that have been found in the city. Each had been cut with a “scalpel-like” instrument, veterinarian Melissa Draper said.

“Someone is displaying them,” Animal Control Director Jeff Hale said of the felines, adding that the department is investigating Wednesday’s killing as the latest in a string that might have been committed by the same person or group. Full Report