Exmouth: pet cat ‘severely sick’ after eating mystery chemical, say police

PUBLISHED: 15:02 28 November 2017

Exmouth Police Station

Exmouth Police Station

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“At sometime from the end of October to the start of November, a cat has become severely sick from eating an unknown chemical, possibly on some sausage meat product,” said Exmouth police.

Police said a pet cat in Brixington became ‘severely sick’ after eating what was thought to be some sausage meat.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the animal was in the Dukes Avenue area of Exmouth, and could have ingested a chemical.

Police believe the incident is isolated but are keen to hear from any other pet owners who may have similar concerns, or can help with the investigation.

Police community support officer Chris Ball said: “At sometime from the end of October to the start of November, a cat has become severely sick from eating an unknown chemical, possibly on some sausage meat product.

“This meat may have come into contact with household chemicals, or it may be a wider picture that needs to be looked at.

“At the moment it is an isolated incident that doesn’t appear to be foul play, unless information is brought to police attention to change this.”

Call 101 and quote crime number CR/097299/17 if you have information.

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