(FORT WAYNE) - The Fort Wayne Department of Animal Care and Control is investigating a case of animal cruelty involving a kitten that was tortured with fireworks.
According to director Belinda Lewis, the female kitten was brought to the animal shelter by a person who had found the cat on the north side of Fort Wayne.
The cat's whiskers had been burned off, the pads on its feet were burned and it appeared that a rubber band had been used to attach fireworks to the animal's tail.
Anyone with information is asked to call Animal Care and Control at 427-1244 or Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP.
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