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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Feb 18, 2014
Location: Royal Oaks, California

Species: Cat
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: Jan 30, 2014

Victim's Disposition: injured
Victim's Name: Scruffy

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: A man found his cat, Scruffy, hiding under a deck in front of his house with a leg-hold trap caught on his right, front leg. The leg had to be amputatetd. CA Fish & Wildlife officials are trying to trace the owner of the illegal trap. If found, the person may face animal cruelty or abuse charges.

Source: Monterey Herald

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