In Fontana, California, a nine-second video posted to social networks Snapchat and Twitter went viral on Saturday as it showed a teen throwing a cat into the street as if it were a football. The video began with the boy holding the cat in his arms for a moment and then launching the animal at least 20 yards into the air. The frightened cat could be heard meowing and whining as it hit the street.
The Fontana Police Department tweeted on Saturday several times they had been contacted by numerous people regarding the disturbing video and posted:
“It has been determined that the incident took place outside our city and we are working with the appropriate jurisdiction to find the cat and the suspect,” police initially wrote on their Facebook page.
By Saturday evening, the Ontario Police tweeted they had found the cat and her owner. The cat named Spots is currently under the care of a South California veterinarian hospital and suffers from a broken leg. Her other leg has also been injured and internal injuries are suspected. Meanwhile, Spots is resting comfortably and will remain at the hospital while she recuperates.
The suspect has not been publicly identified because of his age. He has not been located nor arrested as of this time. The Inland Valley Humane Society is assisting in the investigation and caring for the cat. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ontario Police Department at 909.395.2001.
Check out Spots in this Nbcvideo.
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