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PETA offers reward in Arizona kitten cruelty case

PETA offers reward in Arizona kitten cruelty case

CREATED Jul 12, 2012

Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo

COLORADO CITY, Ariz. (AP) - An animal rights group is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in an Arizona animal cruelty case.
   
A man building a horse shelter in Colorado City discovered a kitten buried up to its neck in concrete in late May. Andrew Chatwin freed the kitten from inside a metal pipe, but it died days later at a Utah animal shelter.
   
PETA announced Thursday that it is soliciting tips in the case and is offering a reward. Spokeswoman Kristin Simon says those tips will be forwarded to marshals in Colorado City, located in a remote area between the Grand Canyon and Utah.
   
The marshal's office has tabled the case, citing a lack of leads.

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