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Police in hunt for teens who threw a cat over 8-foot fence to two dogs

Crime WorldBy Shuki Byrne
Sick: The cat is seen flying over the 8-foot fence
Sick: The cat is seen flying over the 8-foot fence

Police are hunting two teens after one of them was caught on camera throwing a cat over a 8-foot fence to two dogs.

The sick thug is seen grabbing the cat by the scruff of the neck and flinging the terrified animal 3 metres in the air over a fence, where two dogs are waiting. 

The RSPCA said the cat was left "severely shaken" but was otherwise unharmed.

Investigating RSPCA Inspector Rachel Oprysk said: “The owner heard a commotion in her backyard and when she went out she saw her cat land on the paved area and run off in sheer terror.
 
“Luckily the whole incident was all caught on CCTV. At first the boys appeared to be stroking the cat just outside the property but then they picked her up by the scruff of the neck and threw her high over the wooden fence and iron gate.
 
“We believe these boys threw the cat over the garden boundary with the intention of her being attacked by the Rottweiler and Alaskan Shepherd on the other side.
 
“Luckily the garden they chose was the cat’s home so the dogs were used to the cat and did not see her as an intruder.
 
“The black and white female cat was shaken and scared but, thankfully, otherwise unhurt.
 
“We are keen to track down the boys caught on the CCTV footage as we believe they intended to cause harm to the cat and it is only by sheer luck this was not a more upsetting and horrific incident.”
 
Police in Bradford have examined the footage and are hunting the heartless thugs. 
 
Video courtesy of RSPCA and ITN.