Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Hunt Antifreeze Poisoner as a Fourth Cat Dies in Village

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Hunt Antifreeze Poisoner as a Fourth Cat Dies in Village

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A FOURTH cat has died - and another is said to be very poorly - as police continue to hunt a suspected antifreeze poisoner.

A warning was issued by GMP in Littleborough, Rochdale, last week after three cats were found dead on neighbouring streets.

Now officers have confirmed a fourth death, with a fifth cat receiving veterinary care. Police believe they have all suffered antifreeze poisoning.

The two latest cats were discovered in an area surrounding Stott Street, Holland Street and Mary Street - mirroring the locations of the first three deaths. And police revealed they are also aware of a number of other cats reported missing.

The situation, however, is said to be 'unique' to the village and there have been no other reports in any other area of Rochdale.

Police in Littleborough have now appealed for anyone with information to come forward in confidence - and reminded all cat owners to remain vigilant as an investigation continues. …

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