Someone may be intentionally poisoning cats in Ithaca, says Tompkins SPCA

May 31, 2015 by Mark H. Anbinder

"Keep your pets indoors when not supervised," warns the SPCA of Tompkins County in an alert to the community. "A number of cats have come in over the last couple of days with symptoms pointing towards an intentional poisoning," they say.

> Monday update: One cat has died and more details

A cat at the SPCA of Tompkins County Adoption Center. 14850 file photo.A cat at the SPCA of Tompkins County Adoption Center. 14850 file photo.The SPCA specifically targeted their alert to those who live in the Collegetown neighborhood south of the Cornell University campus. 

They urge anyone with information about the poisonings or those who might be behind them to contact humane investigators at 607-319-5067. Anyone who sees a cat they think might have been poisoned should call the SPCA emergency phone at 607-592-6773.

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