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Bin bag full of 'cat heads' found on the street in Manchester

“I can’t get over the shock of it.”

Image: Jay Gooby via Flickr

A MANCHESTER MAN over the weekend made the truly horrifying discovery of a bin bag filled with severed cats’ heads.

“I can’t get over the shock of it,” James Robinson told the Manchester Evening News, describing the moment he came across a black bin bag fly-tipped in a residential area of the city.

Robinson, who is himself a cat-owner and animal-lover, became suspicious on Thursday night when he saw a full plastic bag fly-tipped on a side street in the Rusholme area of Manchester.

Upon opening it, however, he was horrified to find the severed heads of five cats.

A council worker, responding to local complaints about fly-tipping, was also unfortunate enough to arrive at the same location and make the same, distressing discovery.

Manchester City Council confirmed the incident in a statement on its Facebook page on Saturday, and an urgent investigation is under way, in collaboration with the RSPCA.

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