A resident of Qawra was walking down Triq il-Port this morning and noticed a strange object lying in the roadside.
The anonymous reporter, who lives nearby was passing the area and noticed the strange object. As he approached, he noticed the article was in fact a dead cat. Upon closer inspection, he noticed that there was a wire tied around the neck of the animal.
Whether or not the animal had died of previous injury or if it was the wire that strangled it, is as yet unknown
The body was found in the direction of the main square, on the left-hand side of the road. Lovin Malta understands that the wire has since been removed from the neck.
As of the time of writing, it is unknown whether Animal Welfare have responded to the incident just yet.