Disturbing and shocking footage of a teen dressed in a white shirt and tie holding a cat up to his shoulders before drop kicking the defenseless animal into a car has drawn the ire of online readers and animal advocates everywhere. The RSPCA has asked for the public’s help identifying the youngster and helping to find the cat. It is thought the cat may have been seriously injured.
According to the Daily Mail, the black and white cat had been sitting on a moped in south London when the heartless thug grabbed her. It is not known if the cat belonged to the kid, if the moped was his or the vile creep was annoyed the cat had been sitting on it, but nevertheless such acts of cruelty are never to be overlooked or ignored. The disturbing clip went viral after it was shared by an Instagram account called The Street Blogs; the abusive video was promptly reported to the RSPCA.
“It is completely unacceptable to treat a cat in this way and he or she could well have suffered some severe injuries from such a brutal kick.
We understand that such acts of cruelty can be very upsetting and emotive and we would urge anyone who does recognize the culprit or area to pass the information on to us and not be tempted to act on it themselves,” stated the RSPCA.
Unfortunately there seems to be a culture of cruelty brewing on social media platforms and people find it funny to share videos of cats being kicked and other animals being tortured or even killed. It’s extremely worrying and something which the RSPCA is not prepared to tolerate. We want youngsters to understand that it is not funny to be cruel to animals and it is also against the law.”
Animal welfare officers from the RSPCA are appalled at the footage and have launched an investigation into the incident. The public always has extraordinary contacts which continue to help solve the despicable cases of such overt animal cruelty. The charity’s Assistant Director of Inspectorate Dermot Murphy said he was concerned the cat may have suffered severe injuries and is suffering. Anyone with information is asked to call the RSPCA emergency telephone line on 0300 1234 999.
Help this cat find justice. Be the voice for those who cannot speak. Help[ get these abusive teens off the street.
(Photos of shocking footage of man kicking cat via Instagram)
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