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Reward Offered for Cat Torturer in Lawrence, Mass.

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LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the apprehension and conviction of the person torturing and killing cats in a Lawrence neighborhood.

MSPCA law enforcement officials on Thursday announced the reward after learning that a ninth cat was found dead. A necropsy revealed the cat found last week had a fractured skull, spine and detached tail, as if it had been swung by the tail against a hard surface.

A cat found dead in November died of a hematoma and a fractured skull.

Police Chief John Romero tells The Eagle-Tribune he’s concerned because people who are abusive to animals often progress to crimes against humans.

Whoever is killing the cats is subject to felony animal cruelty charges.

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  • alphafox

    I like cats. With salt

  • shawnm

    Dr. Poudrier with her CSI: Springfield analysis. Lol!

  • shawnm

    Dr. Poudrier are you a crime investigator or PETA advocate?

  • shawnm

    I doubt the investigator but DEFINITELY a PETA member, birenstock wearing, Northampton loving, Sarah Macghulan listening too, Smith College degree holding, cat hoarding,man-hating girl. Lol!

  • shawnm

    You touted yourself as the CSI:Springfield expert pet crimes & I bet thats your….umm… “friend” in the picture with you.

  • shawnm

    An investigator of what seeing if pencils have erasers before they’re sold at the dollar store. I dont what that has to do with animal cruelty Detective Poudrier. You tell me. Dont be late for your PETA meeting tonite with your “friend”. Im just questioning your investigating skills or lack there of.

  • shawnm

    Ok so not Smith College probably Elms College. Tell your “friend” not to run me over with her Prius if she sees me. How many rainbow flags do you have up there in northampton.

  • shawnm

    You are not an investigator.A Republican? Hows your “friend” feel about that? You tell us where Im wrong Dectective Poudrier.

  • shawnm

    How many cats do you & your “friend”have at your den?

  • shawnm

    Thats what I thought Dectective Poudrier. Have a nice nite @ your PETA meeting with your “friend”.

  • shawnm

    They do actually.I am that smart Detective Poudrier.Im not a genius but thanks babe. You & you “friend” have a good PETA meeting.I hope the marriage in Vermont works out with your “friend”.

  • shawnm

    I knew it. Its nothing to be ashamed of being a lesbian babe. Be proud of who you are dectective.My advice though 18 cats is a tad bit much even if you guys dont have kids (cats are probably your kids).BE PROUD SAY IT LOUD YOUR GAY. ITS OK. But dont pretend you know it all.Im happy your happy now free to live openly as a gay women with your partner.The same goes for being apart of PETA. I hope I helped babe. No thanks neccessary.

  • shawnm

    Think about your female spouse, the 18 cats, UCONN/Sun womens basketball, northampton, etc. whatever you people you do, your wedding in Vermont, dont concentrate on me.Again glad I can help.

  • shawnm

    Dont think of me think of the 18 cats you & your lover care for. Remember me at your ceremony in Vermont.