Was stray cat in Marine Crescent severed by dogs or humans?

HORRIFIC: Ms Grace Tan showing photos of Ling Ling dead and alive.

Fruit stall assistant Grace Tan, 53, will never be able to forget the gruesome sight she saw at around 7pm on Tuesday.

The stray cat she had been feeding for over a year, which she affectionately calls Ling Ling, was lying motionless on the grass patch beside Block 47 in Marine Crescent. Its body had been severed in two at its mid-section.

The Singapore Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) said in a Facebook post yesterday that their vets have found that dogs had likely killed the cat.

But Ms Tan and other animal lovers are convinced it was the work of a human.

Read the full report in our print edition on Oct 30.

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