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Appeal to catch killer of Cornwall cat found mutilated

Appeal to catch killer of Cornwall cat found mutilated

Published by Emma Carton at 7:22am 11th November 2019. (Updated at 5:53pm 11th November 2019)

An appeal has been launched to catch the killer of a family cat, found mutilated in Cornwall.

Owner Nick Cook says Jago's body was discovered in a nearby garden at Marazion.

The poor creature went missing after being let out for his evening walk on 27th October.

The family received the devastating news that Jago had died on Halloween.

Now Nick is trying to raise £1,000 as a reward for anyone with information that helps to catch the culprits.

You can read more about the Crowdfunder here.

Warning: You may find some of the details in Nick's statement upsetting.

Jago the Cat
An appeal has been launched to catch the killer of a cat, found mutilated in Cornwall. Photo: Nick Cook

"My beautiful cat Jago has been found dead this morning and was taken to Rosevean vets. Who phoned the police and reported a crime . 

"Jago has been mutilated and bits chopped off him and then thrown over the hedge of a neighbour's garden last night/early morning. 

"The vets said it was not done by an animal other than the human type. 

"I have spoke to the police as the vets gave me a crime reference number.

"I am absolutely mortified by this and devastated beyond words. 

To the sick person who did this, I expect you'll get away with it as the police said very difficult to solve with no CCTV or no witnesses".

Nick Cook

Nick is urging other owners to keep an eye out for their pets, saying that vets described that happened as "horrific".

Jago the Cat
Owner Nick Cook from Marazion has set up a Crowdfunder to offer a reward for anyone with information. Photo: Nick Cook

"My poor cat Jago was horrifically killed by someone and thrown into a neighbour's garden. 

"This has devastated us as a family and shocked our community. 

"We need to find the people responsible before this evil act is repeated. 

"My family has been touched by evil and i am hoping that a cash reward will entice someone who knows something to come forward. 

"If the killer is never found, or the killer is found without the use of the reward, this will be returned to all who donate. 

"My poor innocent cat did not deserve this and I am doing everything in my power to catch the culprits".

Nick Cook, Just Giving Page

You can read more about the Crowdfunder appeal on Nick's Just Giving page here.

Anyone with information can contact police via email at 101@dc.police.uk or call 101, quoting crime reference CR/098367/19.

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