Cat found hanging from cable line in Piqua

Police are investigating an animal abuse complaint after a cat was found hanging from a cable line over the weekend.

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Officers responded shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday to the 300 block of Cleveland Street in Piqua after a caller reported a cat was hanging from the line, according to the report.

“It appeared to be done on purpose, but no one witnessed it,” read the report.

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The caller told dispatchers the cat was hanged by a belt.

The owners of the cat took it back so they could bury it.

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