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Winnipeg man charged with animal cruelty after cat found with severe injuries

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A Winnipeg man is facing charges after a cat’s leg had to be amputated. Police followed up on a report from the Winnipeg Humane Society about an abused animal at a Sherbrook Street home – May 10, 2022

A Winnipeg man is facing charges after a cat’s leg had to be amputated. Police followed up on a report from the Winnipeg Humane Society about an abused animal at a Sherbrook Street home.

Police said the cat was found in “severe distress” and was suffering from an injured limb and facial injuries.

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After consultation with the province’s Chief Veterinary Officer, the man, 32, was arrested the morning of May 2 and charged with causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.

He was released on an appearance notice.

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