The Suffolk County SPCA is trying to find information about a cat found dead in a shopping cart in Shirley.

The animal protection group said in a Friday news release the cat was found propped up in a sitting position in a shopping cart near the Coastal gas station on William Floyd Parkway in Shirley.

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Chief Roy Gross said the animal found with blunt-force trauma to the side of its head.

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