Horror as burned kitten Charlie is found dumped in a wheelie bin with firecrackers duct taped to her fur – before rescuers discover a disturbing mobile phone video
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- A ginger kitten was left with burns after fire crackers were duct taped to her fur
- Kitten was found in Park Ridge in Logan, south of Brisbane, at 9.30pm on July 27
- Police have searched the home of a man in his 20s in connection to this case
A little kitten named Charlie has been found with horror burns after she was dumped in a bin with fire crackers taped to her fur.
RSPCA Queensland received a call about a kitten found in a wheelie bin in Park Ridge in Logan, south of Brisbane, at 9.30pm on July 27.
They found Charlie with tape around her neck, legs and stomach and the fire crackers were believed to have been stuffed inside of the bindings.
A little kitten named Charlie has been found with horror burns after she was dumped in a bin with fire crackers taped to her fur
RSPCA QLD received a call about a kitten found in a wheelie bin in Park Ridge in Logan, south of Brisbane, at 9.30pm on July 27
Vets removed the bindings and found burn marks on Charlie’s neck and mouth.
Firecracker remnants were also discovered when the tape was removed.
Two days later, RSPCA inspectors and Queensland Police searched a home in Crestmead, where a man in his 20s lives.
RSPCA QLD said in a statement that fireworks and firecrackers were allegedly found inside of the home, as well as drugs and an antique firearm.
Tape with cat fur and a mobile phone with a video of a person lighting firecrackers which were taped to the kitten were also allegedly found.
No animals were found on the property.
Vets at the RSPCA Wacol removed the bindings when caring for the kitten and found burn marks on its neck and mouth.
Fire cracker remnants were also discovered when the tape was removed
Daniel Young, RSPCA QLD Chief Inspector, said the investigation is ongoing.
‘Quite frankly I’m at a loss for words,’ he said.
‘How anyone could treat an animal like this and then discard it like rubbish is appalling.
Daniel Young, RSPCA Qld Chief Inspector, said the investigation into what happened to the kitten is ongoing
‘This level of offending shows a complete lack of empathy and a very disturbing level of cruelty.’
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Queensland Police for comment.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the RSPCA on 1300 ANIMAL