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N.Y. Rescue Seeks Answers After Finding Cat Dumped in Tied-Up Pillowcase: 'A Heartless Act'

The abandoned feline, who was found in a pillow case in the pouring rain, is now recovering at the Niagara SPCA

<p>Niagara SPCA</p> A female cat who was found abandoned in a tied up pillowcase near Niagara Falls, New York, (left) and the pillowcase she was found in (right)

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A female cat who was found abandoned in a tied up pillowcase near Niagara Falls, New York, (left) and the pillowcase she was found in (right)
  • The Niagara SPCA recently received a cat that was abandoned on the road in a tied-up pillowcase

  • The feline was first found by a Good Samaritan, who spotted the pillowcase moving on the road in the pouring rain

  • The cat appears uninjured by the incident and is now relaxing at the Niagara SPCA while the rescue searches for an owner

A dark grey cat is drying off and calming down after being abandoned in a tied-up pillowcase.

According to the Niagara SPCA, the feline was left in the pillowcase on the side of the road while it was pouring rain.

"Warning- this post describes a heartless act of animal abandonment," the rescue, located in Niagara Falls, New York, started its Facebook post about the incident.

The Feb. 27 post also featured two pictures of the cat. In both shots, the feline is wide-eyed and partially wet. The Niagara SPCA shared a photo of the pink-purple pillowcase the cat was found in as well.

The rescue continued their post with a description of the feline's rescue. According to the Niagara SPCA, a Good Samaritan spotted the cat first.

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"She was left or potentially tossed, tied in a pillowcase, on the side of the road near the curve at Bond Lake today, in the pouring rain. Thankfully, a woman driving by saw the bag moving and stopped to investigate. She untied the pillowcase, and the cat ran out and immediately climbed into the engine of her car," the rescue wrote.

<p>Niagara SPCA</p> The grey cat found dumped in a tied-up pillowcase recovering at the Niagara SPCA

Niagara SPCA

The grey cat found dumped in a tied-up pillowcase recovering at the Niagara SPCA

After discovering the feline, the woman contacted local authorities for help, who in turn reached out to the Niagara SPCA. Agents from the rescue arrived at the scene, safely removed the "little lady" cat from the Good Samaritan's vehicle, and brought her to the Niagara SPCA.

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"Aside from being soaking wet and a little scared, she seems no worse for the wear," the rescue added about the cat's current condition.

The Niagara SPCA also mentioned that the feline may be looking for a "wonderful adopter" soon. Before the cat starts her search, the animal rescue is checking to see if the pet already has a family.

<p>Niagara SPCA</p> A Niagara SPCA employee holding the long-haired cat found abandoned in a pillowcase

Niagara SPCA

A Niagara SPCA employee holding the long-haired cat found abandoned in a pillowcase

In its Facebook post about the abandoned cat, the Niagara SPCA shared a question about the feline with its followers.

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"We doubt this will be fruitful, but we have to try anyway. Does this sweet girl look familiar to anyone? She is dark grey/blue in color and long-haired."

If you recognize the cat found in the pillowcase near Niagara Falls, New York, please get in touch with the Niagara SPCA.

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