'Unbelievable': campaigners dispute police verdict 'M25 cat killer' is foxes

'Unbelievable': campaigners dispute police verdict 'M25 cat killer' is foxes

The Croydon cat killer case would not be the first time people had mistaken urban fox behaviour for something more sinister, said Bryant. Rather than focus on foxes, Scott said, we should look at the ultimate Croydon cat killer, the car.

Furious animal lovers accuse Croydon cat killer police of trying to tarnish the reputation of foxes

Furious animal lovers accuse Croydon cat killer police of trying to tarnish the reputation of foxes

The couple who first raised the alarm over the ‘Croydon cat killer’ have vowed to continue the search for a human culprit, and animal rights supporters have started a petition which demands the police reopen the investigation and tells officers: “Stop trying to turn foxes into evil creatures when they’re not.

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

(Picture: Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters)Adorable golden retriever puppies are what every military parade needs. On Thursday, more than 9,500 Chilean troupes marched for the Great Military Parade as part of the 208th Independence Day anniversary, and the Canine Unit completely stole the show.

Croydon cat killer: How the gruesome death of a pet called Ukiyo sparked three years of hype, headlines and panic

Croydon cat killer: How the gruesome death of a pet called Ukiyo sparked three years of hype, headlines and panic

And when The Independent asked, Ms Rising insisted the cat mutilation couldn’t be the work of scavenging animals like foxes. In July 2016 Snarl had reported that a fox cub found dead in Elmers End, Bromley, had been mutilated by a different killer, with a new MO.

Croydon cat killer unmasked as fox after three-year investigation

Croydon cat killer unmasked as fox after three-year investigation

Scotland Yard said its three-year investigation, during which dozens of dead animals were examined, has concluded humans are unlikely to have been responsible for killings.

Police dog who killed OAP was “in fight mode”

Police dog who killed OAP was “in fight mode”

Police dog who killed OAP was “in fight mode” A SEVEN-stone police Alsatian was in “fight mode” when it savagely attacked and killed an innocent 73-year-old grandmother during a drug search, his handler told an inquest.

Maniac targets family cat in sick blowdart attack

Maniac targets family cat in sick blowdart attack

Maniac targets family cat in sick blowdart attack A CHERISHED family cat has been targeted by a cruel animal abuser using home-made blowdarts.

Pup follows lead of hero dog Bryn

Pup follows lead of hero dog Bryn

Police dog Bryn was killed in the line of duty 20 years ago after attending a domestic incident. Police dog Bryn was killed in the line of duty 20 years ago after attending a domestic incident (Image: SWNS.com)He was shot dead by a man with a hunting rifle.

Puppy begins police dog training in memory of hero namesake shot dead 20 years ago

Puppy begins police dog training in memory of hero namesake shot dead 20 years ago

A German Shepherd puppy has started his police dog training (Image: NORTHAMPTONSHIRE POLICE/SWNS)Police Dog Bryn was fatally shot 20 years ago by a man with a hunting rifle after attending a domestic incident with his handler PC Ian Churms, who was also shot in the leg.This week the puppy was officially handed over to his new handler PC Sam Clarke by Mr Churms, who is now retired.Mr Churms said: "It's a day tinged with sadness for me.

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Tiny Albert has been accused of attacking two people in Epsom (Picture: SWNS)She said: ‘The little dog likes to sit outside, he lays there on his lead and just watches everything go by.

How to adopt dogs ‘not brave enough’ for police front line

How to adopt dogs ‘not brave enough’ for police front line

Not all dogs have what it takes – this one clearly does (Picture: Getty)It’s a highly selective process that finds the right dog for every situation within a police force.

Police dog ‘repeatedly punched’ by suspect during arrest

Police dog ‘repeatedly punched’ by suspect during arrest

A man repeatedly punched a police dog while it was helping officers with an arrest, Scotland Yard have said. Ernie the police dog was repeatedly punched by the suspect (Picture: PA)Officers deployed the Met’s dog unit and the man was chased in West Drayton.

Police take ‘pug shot’ of runaway dog in New Jersey

Police take ‘pug shot’ of runaway dog in New Jersey

Cape May, New Jersey, police captured a rogue pug on Sunday afternoon and collared her for running away from home, according to a Cape May Police Department Facebook post.

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Police cordoned the area after the incidents (Picture: Eddie Mitchell)The area was cordoned off by Sussex police as engineers from UK Power Networks were called to assess the situation. A spokeswoman for UK Power Networks said: ‘We were made aware of an incident which occurred at Brooklands Park on Saturday.

Man had acid thrown in face for refusing to give up dog to robbers

Man had acid thrown in face for refusing to give up dog to robbers

Michael was attacked by two robbers who tried to steal his puppy Alfie (Picture: JustGiving)A police spokesman said the victim was walking along a footpath between 7.30am and 8.30am when two men tried to steal his dog Alfie, a German shorthaired pointer believed to be worth around £3,000.

The ‘Croydon cat killer’ hunt has lasted three grisly years. But is he man or myth?

The ‘Croydon cat killer’ hunt has lasted three grisly years. But is he man or myth?

Police and the RSPCA said that little could be done, even when a vet with forensics experience determined that a headless cat, brought to him by Snarl, had been killed by blunt-force trauma and then mutilated.

Bodycam footage shows police officer rescuing dog from house fire

Bodycam footage shows police officer rescuing dog from house fire

Police have released footage of the moment a dog was rescued from a house fire in the US state of Virginia. Mr Moore can be seen in the footage searching the smoke-filled house for the dog and comforting the family pet before carrying it to safety.

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

An image released shows one of the so-called ‘zombie dogs’ that have been spotted in a Chicago neighbourhood.Source:Facebook“You can avoid attracting them to your yards and neighbourhoods by not leaving food out and by securing your garbage,” the department said.It’s common to spot coyotes in Illinois, especially in the southern, southeastern and west-central parts, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources.

May the force be with you

May the force be with you

Dogs are not just man’s best friend but also an extended arm of security forces. Considering their powerful senses, it’s highly feasible to include more canines in the security forces. Dogs as extended arm of security forces

A cat shaver is terrorising pets and their owners

A cat shaver is terrorising pets and their owners

He said police are not sure what crime has been committed, but the pet owners “would just like it to stop.”Police initially believed proactive citizens may have been taking the cats to be spayed or neutered, according to WVIR, but later dismissed those suspicions when the same felines were victims of multiple instances of unwanted grooming.Flyers posted around the Waynesboro area urge residents to call the police with any information about the rogue barbering.

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