Joe the cat was found with 17 pellets lodged in his head.His name is Joe, he lost the use of an eye after being shot in the head 17 times and the obvious signs of his torture have the enraged public calling for a lynching. But despite the horrific case of animal cruelty, only so much can be done to avenge the suffering cat found this week in Sarnia, Ont.
The Sarnia and District Humane Society says that the young, un-neutered cat was found by a resident on Feb. 2, severely dehydrated, malnourished and suffering from 17 pellet shots to the head.
The cat has been treated for its injuries and will have a surgery to remove the pellets from his head once he has regained strength. Joe will lose an eye due to irreparable damage.
The humane society has launched a search for the person or persons responsible for the damage done to little Joe, and the public has emphatically joined the search. On Wednesday, Sarnia police and the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals launched their own investigation.
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