FRAMINGHAM (CBS) – The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Law Enforcement Department is investigating after a cat was shot by a “high-powered pellet gun” in Framingham.
The 1-year-old female cat was found shot in Framingham in late March. The cat, named Piri, was found along the 700 block of Waverly Street.READ MORE: 'A Step In The Right Direction': Juneteenth A Symbol Of Hope For Many In Boston
Piri was taken to Boston West Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Natick. An x-ray showed the pellet all but shattered the cat’s right elbow and damaged her left shoulder. Piri also suffered a lung contusion.READ MORE: Video Shows Bear Entering Truck In Thornton, NH
After Piri was stabilized, she was taken to Metro West Humane Society in Ashland and continues to recover.MORE NEWS: Parent, 2 Children Rescued From Salisbury Beach Rip Current
Anyone with information is asked to call (617) 426-9170.