Police are investigating the discovery of 11 cat carcasses found buried in a park in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture, earlier this week.
According to police, a park maintenance worker noticed the back part of a cat's body sticking out of the ground at around 3 p.m. on Nov 7 in Matsugae park in the city's Minami Ward, Fuji TV reported. An additional five cat carcasses were discovered buried at a depth of 30 cm. Police said another five carcasses were found buried at the root of two trees near the initial discovery site.
On Nov 2, another cat's body was found in the same park. Police are examining nearby street surveillance camera footage to try and identify who brought the cats' remains to the park. Police said the person or persons responsible face charges for possible violation of the Cruelty to Animals Act.© Japan Today