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Cat Saved After Being Superglued To Highway


Animals  (tags: horrendous animal cruelty, male ginger cat, paws, superglued to highway, rescued, paw pads ripped off, recovering, investigation )

Simone
- 1702 days ago - news.sky.com
A cat has escaped with all nine of its lives after being superglued to a highway in the US. Motorists passing by the stricken cat, named Timothy, did not bother to stop, thinking it had been injured. But one couple driving along the busy road in



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Margaret S. (70)
Monday December 21, 2009, 11:56 am
Had to read that headline twice,could'nt believe what i was reading,what a terrible thing to do,glad it was saved!
 

Simone D. (1485)
Monday December 21, 2009, 12:00 pm
Same here dear Margaret!
 

Karen S. (153)
Monday December 21, 2009, 12:03 pm
OMG! How terrible! Disbelief what people do to our helpless animals! Thanks Simone. Noted!
 

Janine Boguslawski (95)
Monday December 21, 2009, 12:12 pm
soo sad. thank god they rescued him.
 

Nyack Clancy (432)
Monday December 21, 2009, 12:23 pm
There are people in our society that are more than cruel. They are truly psychopathic and psychotic..I wonder how they move around without being detected by their families, co-workers, or neighbors... or someone.There must be other danger signs.

Even if the nut is caught? probably 100 hours of community service...
 

Kristi K. (2038)
Monday December 21, 2009, 12:27 pm
I am horrified! In the article it say that "Although rescuers took every precaution, his paw pads and claws were torn off."

How can anyone be so cruel? This is really sick.
 

Tonya B. (120)
Monday December 21, 2009, 12:35 pm
You think it's injured so you stop not drive by.Dumd asses!!!Them people obviously need to be slapped up side the head for stupidity and glued to the road themselves and watch while people drive by them.I'm glad he's alive,but now he's going to have to suffer for what that scumbag did to him.They will probable never find who did this and he/she/they will probable do it again,because they got away with it and thought it was funny.May you die a slow and painful death for the pain that you have caused this cat and any others you have harmed!!!
 

Roseann D. (178)
Monday December 21, 2009, 12:36 pm
I hope they found the sicko scumbag that did this and superglue his butt to the freeway.
 

Ginger Geronimo (448)
Monday December 21, 2009, 12:42 pm
I'm in shock! People thought the cat was injured & didn't stop? Uh, that's when you are supposed to stop!! I have heard of alot of different ways that people abuse animals, but I have never heard of an animal being superglued to the highway. These pieces of toxic waste are getting more & more creative I'm sorry to say. What's next?
 

Laura H. (880)
Monday December 21, 2009, 2:55 pm
Just when I thought I had heard of every cruel thing a sicko scumbag could do to an animal...poor Timothy...
 

Annie Cowling (117)
Monday December 21, 2009, 3:38 pm
Bloody barbaric so called humans, how anyone could do this to a living breathing animal is beyond my understanding! I was taught to love all and practice compassion to all, I think so people have no values what so ever!!! Thank-you Simone
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 21, 2009, 9:55 pm
Beautiful cat
 

Maria H. (60)
Monday December 21, 2009, 10:11 pm
Poor little thing! I hope he has a pampered wonderful life from here on out!
 

Owls Crone (6)
Monday December 21, 2009, 10:30 pm
This is a shameful atrocity.

It's also a shame that the good folks at Second Chance Rescue are not aware that acetone (main ingredient in common fingernail polish remover) dissolves Super Glue and can be easily washed off with soap and water, causing no harm to the animal. Maybe one of you good people will pass that information on to them, and to other rescue organizations as well. Many thanks, OC
 

Arielle S. (316)
Tuesday December 22, 2009, 10:03 am
I rather like the idea of supergluing the human scum who did this to the highway - preferably right on the yellow line so that he gets the thrill of passing semi's. Maybe this would satisfy his need for excitement and the animals of the world would be safer.
 
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