FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The Suffolk County SPCA wants your help finding the person or persons behind a “heinous act of animal cruelty” on Long Island.
The body of Uma the cat was left at its owner’s residence on Martin Place in Farmingville on Nov. 2, 2016.READ MORE: FBI Says Body Found In Grand Teton National Park Believed To Be Gabby Petito
Uma had been tortured, mutilated and killed, according to the Suffolk County SPCA.
Investigators have taken Uma’s remains to a veterinarian to determine the precise cause of death.READ MORE: Public School 79 In East Harlem To Remain Closed Due To COVID-19 Cluster; Remote Learning In Place Until Sept. 28
Uma’s owner is a decorated war veteran and the family is devastated by her killing, the Suffolk County SPCA said.
Suffolk County SPCA officers will be canvassing the area and distributing flyers Saturday.
There’s a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved.MORE NEWS: NYC Restaurant Owners Sound Off On Vaccine Mandate
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls are kept confidential.