An animal cruelty case involving a cat doused in gasoline and left in a trash bag has outraged animal welfare groups who are offering a $6,000 in combined reward monies for information about who was responsible.
Two Pennsylvania sanitation workers who were emptying a dumpster discovered the cat just seconds before she would have been crushed in their truck, according to the report by WFMZ News.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a $5,000 reward of up for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case involving the cat named Miracle Maisy by the staff at the Humane Society of Berks County. And the Humane Society of Berks County is offering a $1,000 reward.
Maisy was doused with gasoline, tied up in a trash bag, and thrown in a dumpster on North Front Street in Reading, Pennsylvania, officials told WFMZ News.
“PETA urges anyone with information about this case to come forward immediately so that this cat’s abuser can be held accountable and prevented from hurting anyone else,” said Colleen O’Brien, PETA’s vice president.
Crime Alert Berks County is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest.