Cat dies after being shot with arrow in Pulaski

The arrow narrowly missed the cat’s spine, police say


PULASKI, Va. – A cat found in Pulaski after being shot by an arrow has died, according to the Pulaski Police Department.

On Monday afternoon, police announced that despite attempts to save the feline, it did not survive.

The police department is still searching for whoever is responsible for what it calls an “act of cowardice.”

Original Story - Published 6:52 pm. Dec. 6, 2020

Pulaski police said a cat was shot with an arrow on Sunday.

Police responded to the 100 block of South Madison Ave after a report of a cat injured from an arrow.

Authorities said the arrow in question appeared to be youth-sized with a practice tip.

According to police, the arrow narrowly missed the cat’s spine but was still embedded when the cat was found.

Animal Control transported the cat to receive immediate medical care.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Officer D.C. Jones at 540-994-8680.