Another rash of cat killings could be threatening
Kamloop's pets. Two feline carcasses have been found in the past two
City bylaw service supervisor Bruce MacIver is warning cat owners to not
allow their pets to roam after two brutal killings.
"Keep the cats inside, especially right now. It started last year at this
time and it looks like it's starting up again."
On February 27, the back half of a cat was found near Schubert Drive on
the North Shore. The front half of the cat has not been found. "It's quite
similar to those of last year," says MacIver.
On March 4, a cat was found wrapped in a blanket and burned to death in
the same area.
"We don't know if the cat was dead or alive when it happened."
In 1997, 17 cats and one dog were found slain in the Kamloops area.
Kamloops RCMP were unable to locate any suspects.
MacIver says the killings started in April last year and fears there may
"We've had a few people call and ask if we picked up their cat and if it's