“Marinated” Cat Rescued

Would a cat taste better with red or white wine? This story is all sorts of strange. Buffalo News reports:

Buffalo police rescued a cat from a Cheektowaga man who apparently was planning to make a meal out of his pet because he thought it was ill-tempered, authorities said Monday.

When Ferry-Fillmore District officers pulled over a car driven by Gary L. Korkuc on Sunday night during a traffic stop, they said they heard a cat crying from inside the trunk and investigated.

What they found has left animal lovers at the SPCA Serving Erie County in shock.

The cat, according to police, was in a cage “marinating” in a mixture of crushed red peppers, chili pepper, salt and oil.

“It’s disgusting. It surprises me every day what people are capable of when it comes to violence, whether it is animals or people,” said Gina M. Browning, the SPCA’s director of public relations. “I’ve never heard of anything like this before.”

Korkuc, 51, was arrested on one count of cruelty to animals by Officers Jerry Guilian and John Poisson, shortly after he was stopped on the 1100 block of Broadway at about 7:45 p. m. for allegedly passing a stop sign.

Police took the 4-year-old cat to the SPCA on Ensminger Road in the Town of Tonawanda, where Korkuc had adopted it May 11. He told police the cat had been “mean” to him, authorities said.

Continued at Buffalo News

8 Comments on "“Marinated” Cat Rescued"

  1. Connie Dobbs | Aug 12, 2010 at 3:30 pm |

    This PC crap has to end! Amerricans are free to eat all the cat they want, Jesus said so!

  2. Truly disgusting. Needs garlic and spring onions.

  3. A Bad Joke | Aug 12, 2010 at 8:13 pm |

    4chan is going to love this.

  4. Ah, the people of my fair city of Buffalo…

    Who the heck even thinks marinating a fur-covered, live animal would work???

  5. You guys should lighten up, I live in Asia, where BBQ cats and dogs are sometimes the norm.

    It all depends on the wine, I prefer a good Pinot Noir, when I am snacking on BBQ cat.

    It all depends on the wine.

    Meow

    Adam, ASIA

  6. Zander454 | Aug 22, 2010 at 12:23 am |

    This is what makes no sense to me… Its ok to slaughter cows, pigs, chicken, turkey, duck, sea animals, etc. But its animal cruelty if you do it to your cat. Killing of all animals is animal cruelty period.

  7. Zander454 | Aug 21, 2010 at 7:23 pm |

    This is what makes no sense to me… Its ok to slaughter cows, pigs, chicken, turkey, duck, sea animals, etc. But its animal cruelty if you do it to your cat. Killing of all animals is animal cruelty period.

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