A Florida man, desperate to save his cat from being killed by a neighbor’s two dogs, shot a border collie. According to the Miami Herald, on Monday afternoon 55-year-old Drew Caterson resorted to grabbing his hand gun to shoot at the dogs when they failed to release his cat, Pirate, who was being ripped apart.
One dog ran away from Caterson’s yard, but the other dog, a border collie named Jackson, was shot in the head and died – the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies who responded to the scene noted that Caterson was visibly distraught over the situation – as was 52-year-old Robert Davis, who was the owner of the dogs.
Pirate, a 10-year-old cat, died from the injuries sustained in the dog attack. He was on his owner’s property when Davis’ dogs attacked him. The Assistant District Attorney, Jon Byrne, has stated that there are no criminal offenses stemming from the incident – he stated that it was a “tragedy all around.”
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