Authorities Seek Info In Cat Attacked With Crossbow

The cat was taken care of by the community and was well cared for, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. (Photo courtesy Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office)
The cat was taken care of by the community and was well cared for, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. (Photo courtesy Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office)

HOWELL – Authorities need the public’s help to identify persons involved in injuring a cat with a crossbow.

Howell Township Police received a call at 6:15 p.m. May 6 that a cat had been shot with a crossbow in the area of Casino Drive.

An arrow like this was used to attack the cat. (Photo courtesy Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office)
An arrow like this was used to attack the cat. (Photo courtesy Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office)

The cat was taken to Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, where the arrow was removed. Authorities said the cat is recovering at the Monmouth County SPCA’s Animal Shelter.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Animal Cruelty Hotline at 877-898-7297 or Howell Municipal Humane Law Enforcement at 732-922-0100.

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