Posted: Mon 21st Dec 2015

Pets poisoned in Higher Shotton – Police appeal for information

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Dec 21st, 2015

Police are appealing for information after four cats and a dog ingested poison in the Higher Shotton area. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers were alerted to the first incident on December 15th and unfortunately the all cats died as a result. The dog was ill but survived. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police Officer – Marie Williams said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The incidents seem to have happened over the course of the week and have left the owners devastated at the loss of their pets.
“A local vet has confirmed that the animals had ingested a substance that is poisonous to them and we are appealing to anyone who has information relating to the incidents to please get in touch with us, as we are keen to establish if this was a deliberate act or accidental.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

PC Williams added: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The RSPCA are being informed and anyone with information should contact me or my colleagues at Shotton on 101 quoting reference number S191162 or alternatively Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The latest poisionings follow incidents in Nant Road Connah’s Quay where two cats were found dead and Pippins close Shotton. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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