I found my cat in my yard with an arrow still in her body
By Nancy Zink
January 27, 2016 9:10pm CST
I use to be a complete animal lover and always had lots of cats, not all at one time but there was a time I had 3 cats, and 3 dogs at the same time and 2 birds. I shouldn't say I "was" a complete animal lover as I still am but as I got older and moved around I never replaced any of my animals after they passed through the years. I lived in the country with houses around but not right on top of each other. We had about an acre of property at this time. I heard a scream and I knew it was one of my cats. I ran to the door and opened it and my young cat came running in the house and had an arrow still in her. The front of it was coming out of her stomach area and the feathers were sticking out of her back side. I ran after her as she ran under one of the beds and by her moving around the arrow came out of her, but boy did she scream. We immediately called the vet and he told us to bring her right in. We also called the police to report this and we were told there were other people in the neighborhood that found their pets shot too. We brought her home and I had to keep the wound open and I had to keep putting in an ointment all the way into the both sides of the wound. That was awful. I had to make sure she didn't get an infection. The next day the police and newspaper reporters showed up and my picture and the cat were on the front page of the newspaper. I never heard if anyone was caught. My little baby lived to be 15 years old which I thought was amazing after going through that.
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• Djibouti, Djibouti
31 Jan 16
@ramapo17 He was suffering a lot, and the vet told me that there was nothing else to do for him than to give him an injection. My cats are usually often outdoors, and during months after this I was reticent to open the door to my other cat despite of his miaows.