Brandon Griggs writes in the Salt Lake Tribune that a wave of cat mutilations is going on there. Our Dreamland science reporter, Linda Moulton Howe, has reported on similar mutilations from all over the country, yet this story, like most of the others we’ve read, gives no indication of the scope of the mystery.
Around a year ago, Katy Bonacci saw what she thought was a pile of rags lying in the grass across the street. When she got closer, she realized it was her cat George, with a hole in his left side. His intestines lay on the curb. “I’ll never forget that image,” She says. “It’s just creepy. I haven’t had a good night’s sleep since.”