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Pet Helpers doubles reward in 'brutal' cat killing

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FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (WCIV) -- On May 17 Pet Helpers of Charleston announced a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for a cat found impaled on a piece of rebar on Folly Beach.

This week, Pet Helpers doubled that reward to $1,000.

Pet Helpers president Carol Linville has described the case as "horrific." She says it's the second brutal killing of an animal on Folly Beach in about 12 years.

Judy was left dead on a piece of rebar. Police say a veterinarian's autopsy shows she was impaled to death.

The man police say is a person of interest in the case was taken into custody, but was arrested on unrelated charges. Meanwhile, police have taken his clothes to examine. If charged, the man faces an animal cruelty charge.

"We are asking for anyone with any information to please contact Folly Public Safety," Linville said. "...This is a very dangerous person, and no animal is safe as long as he is on the streets."

 

 

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