Cat dies from heat exhaustion after being left in mailbox

Local News

The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a cruelty to animal complaint.

Deputies say their investigation showed them that a cat had been placed inside a mailbox located on Goodwater Road sometime between Saturday and Monday.

According to the news release the cat was found dead in the mailbox and died of apparent heat exhaustion while in the mailbox on Tuesday. 

Authorities say the investigation is pending and the department is requesting that anyone with information is urged to contact the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department at 256-825-4264. 

You may always contact the Secret Witness Number 256-827-2035 to remain anonymous.

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