Crossbow darts injure four cats in Newman neighborhood

local@modbee.comJanuary 30, 2013 

Cat Dart

One of the six inch darts that was used to shoot a cat in Newman Saturday (01-26-13).

CITY OF NEWMAN — credit

— At least four family cats in Newman have been struck with darts from a small crossbow, according to the Police Department.

Saturday, four cats were shot with the six-inch darts between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. within 10 blocks of a residential neighborhood, said Cpl. Jason Gosselin.

The cats, hit in the eye, chest, back and head, required surgeries to have the darts removed, but all survived.

Police have do not have any suspects in the case, but the same type of 6-inch dart was used in each incident.

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