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PETA offering $5000 reward in Spokane cat killing case

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

The Spokane County Regional Animal Service, SCRAPS, says that someone is killing cats in our community. SCRAPS says they've found the bodies of four cats that have been mutilated and cut in half, and now PETA is offering a huge reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. 

Officers have uncovered two front-ends, and two hind-ends, but say they're all from different cats.

The first one was orange and white with medium hair. It was found in a backyard in August, just south of Francis and west of Ash.

The in the last seven days, two more have been found nearby there. A short-haired tabby was found in an alley and an orange short-hair was found in a field.

A fourth cat, orange and white short-hair, was buried in a backyard about two miles away at Northwest Blvd. and Euclid.

VIDEO: SCRAPS urges cat owners to keep cats inside after string of horrific cat mutilations

While the vet isn't exactly sure, they say some of the cats were missing organs, muscles and bones.

"Someone out there is killing and mutilating cats, so it's important that anyone with information about this case come forward before anyone else gets hurt," PETA Vice President Colleen O'Brien said in a release. "Cases like this are why PETA urges animal guardians to keep cats indoors, where they'll be safe."

Anyone with information about this case should contact the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) at 509-477-2532 or scraps@spokanecounty.org.

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