Cornwall news Police finish investigating cat mauled to death by hunt hounds UK news
PremierLeague-News.Com - Cornwall - A file has been submitted so a decision can be made about whether to charge anyone after the incident involving Cury Hunt and Mini the cat at Madron
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Police say they've completed their investigation after a cat was mauled to death by a pack of hunting hounds. In March, CornwallLive reported how Mini, a 14-year-old rescue cat, was savagely killed by a pack of hunting hounds on a housing estate in Madron, near Penzance. The shocking incident was caught on video - with the huntsman then seen picking up Mini's body and throwing it over a fence. Mini's devastated owner, Carly Jones, told of her "heartbreak" following the distressing incident. She said it was "no accident" and condemned the "evil" huntsman for his actions. She also told how the huntmaster from the Western Hunt came to her house to offer her money following the ordeal. You can stay up-to-date on the top news near you with CornwallLive's FREE newsletters – find out more about our range of daily and weekly bulletins and sign up here or enter your email address at the top of the page She said she knew "exactly what he meant". Following Mini's tragic death, Carly has launched a petition called Mini's Law, aiming to protect the public and animals from hunting activities. The petition calls for a ban on any activity involving hunting hounds, such as trail hunts and hound exercise, taking place in a residential area or in any other public place. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now The petition has already received more than 12,000 signatures on the government website.
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. It said incidents of this nature are "incredibly rare", that it was taking the matter "very seriously" and helping police with their enquiries. It also said it had been in contact with Mini's owner and "apologised unreservedly". Police say they've now "progressed all lines of enquiry" and have submitted a file for review so a decision can be made about charges. Inspector Rebecca Le Cheminant, from Devon and Cornwall Police, said: “Police have been conducting a thorough investigation including interview of potential witnesses and persons who were present at the scene. “A specialist trained wildlife liaison officer has diligently progressed all possible lines of enquiry, sought evidence and spoken to members of the public. “Police would like to thank everyone who has come forward to assist our enquiries which has included liaising with the RSPCA and a specialist pathologist from Bristol. “Police have submitted a file for review by our local criminal justice unit. The office in charge of the investigation is keeping the owner of the pet fully updated in full compliance with the Victim’s code. “It is a difficult time for all parties concerned and the response of the local community has greatly assisted.”
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