Cat set on fire in 'barbaric act' in west Belfast

By Q Radio News

A cat has been killed and set on fire in west Belfast. 

It was discovered at around 10.30am this morning by a woman who was out walking in Falls Park. 

Police have described the actions of those responsible as 'barbaric' and are appealing for information. 

Sergeant David McKinley said: "The white cat was discovered at around 10.30am this morning by a woman walking in the park.

"At this time it appears as though the animal has been killed and then set alight. 

"This was a barbaric act and I am appealing to local people to assist us in identifying those involved.

"Please call 101, quoting reference 540 16/05/20."

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