Hong Kong police investigating the possibility of foul play in the deaths of four cats found at a Tsing Yi sports facility

Clifford Lo
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Police are investigating whether foul play was involved in the death of four cats whose carcasses were found at a sports ground in Hong Kong on Monday.

Officers were sent to the Tsing Yi Sports Ground on Tsing King Road at around 1.11pm following the grisly discovery.

A police spokesman said the four dead cats were found in two different places inside the sports ground. Inspectors from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) were also called in.

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“Our inspectors found the carcasses of one adult female cat and three young cats. All four are domestic short-haired cats,” a spokeswoman for the SPCA said.

“The carcasses of all four cats were found to be wet with small hole wounds on their bodies.”

An SPCA spokeswoman said all four of the dead cats were of the short-haired domestic variety. Photo: Facebook
An SPCA spokeswoman said all four of the dead cats were of the short-haired domestic variety. Photo: Facebook

As police were investigating the case, the spokeswoman said it would be inappropriate to give further details.

According to the force, detectives from the Kwai Tsing criminal investigation unit were handling the case.

Separately, firemen and SPCA inspectors were called in after a turtle - an adult red-eared slider - fell out of the window a 24th-floor flat of Block A of the Kornhill housing estate in Quarry Bay and landed on top of an air-conditioning unit five storeys below at around 11.41am.

The SPCA spokeswoman said inspectors retrieved the turtle with a net and returned it to its owner.

“The adult red-eared slider, found to have a broken shell, was sent to a veterinary clinic for a check-up by its owner,” she said.

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