Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

WV State News

November 19, 2012

W.Va. town investigates reports of tortured cats

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) — Point Pleasant police are investigating reports of cats in a neighborhood being tortured and killed.

The Point Pleasant Register ( ) says it's received reports of two separate incidents in which cats were abducted and tortured.

Councilman Allen Moran said during a recent council meeting that a constituent told him dead cats were dumped into the Ohio River and appeared to have been tortured.

Mayor Brian Billings says a police officer has been assigned to investigate the reports.


Information from: Point Pleasant Register,

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