SPCA probes fatal shooting of cat in East Patchogue

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The Suffolk County SPCA is trying to determine who shot and killed a cat in East Patchogue, the animal protection agency said Wednesday.

The group announced a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the death of the cat, found Tuesday on Hampton Street, said Suffolk SPCA Chief Roy Gross.

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The cat was found a short distance away from a group of homes, in a marshy area of tall grass near the Great South Bay, according to a news release.

Anyone with information can call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.

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