Cat Found Near Gas Station In Shirley, Had Blunt Force Trauma To Head

SHIRLEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Suffolk County SPCA is investigating after the body of a cat was found propped up in a sitting position in a shopping cart.

The adult cat was found near the Coastal Gas Station on the William Floyd Parkway in Shirley.

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Roy Gross, Chief of the SPCA, said the cat’s body was “in the baby seat of the shopping cart, propped up as if it was sitting there like a child.”

He said the cat was found with blunt force trauma to the side of its head.

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“We are looking at this as a possible case of animal cruelty, but at this point we don’t have that information,” he said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.

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