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Israeli cats

A 45-year-old resident of Katzrin, known as the “capital of the Golan,” was arrested by police on suspicion of hunting cats and eating them. The arrest was carried out following a report of a sharp smell from the suspect’s home.

Police found this ax in the suspect’s home / Photo credit: Courtesy Israel Police

In their search of the suspect’s home police found an ax with which he apparently slaughtered the cats. Inside the refrigerator they found cat meat and skin.

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The suspect was arraigned on Wednesday at the Kiryat Shmona Magistrate’s Court remanded to prison. He is suspected of the illegal killing of animals and of animal abuse.

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