CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A cat was found dead in Cambridge, bound with masking tape and suffering multiple gun shot wounds, according to police.
The MSPCA reported a young male cat was found dead near the intersection of Hurley and Sciarappa Street around 8 a.m. Thursday.
The cat was brought to the Angell Animal Medical Center in Jamaica Plain where an autopsy was performed.
According to the police, the cat was missing a large portion of hair and had BB gunshot wounds across its face and body.
Police have started an investigation but are asking for the public's help; the MSPCA is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an animal cruelty conviction.
Anyone with information is advised to contact the MSPCA’s law enforcement at 800-628-5808 or Cambridge Police at 617-349-3300.