May 17, 2019 3:04 pm

Deceased cats found in recycling materials in Lindsay: Police

City of Kawartha Lakes Police are investigating the discovery of dead cats in recycling materials in Lindsay.

Global Peterborough / File

Police in Lindsay are investigating the discovering of two deceased cats found in recycling materials.

City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service say on May 2 a deceased cat was located in recycling material which was possibly collected from homes and businesses in the downtown core.

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Police say the male black and white cat had medium-length hair.

“(It) appeared to have been mistreated prior to its death,” stated Sgt. Dave Murtha in a release on Friday.

The body of a second cat was located in recycling material on May 10. It is described as dark brown with light-coloured feet.

Anyone with information on the incidents is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Kirk Robertson at (705) 324-5252 ext. 515 or email or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-TIPS (8477) or online.

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