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PETA Gets Involved In Rocky Mount Animal Cruelty Case

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The group, People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), is getting involved in a case of animal cruelty in Rocky Mount.

In May, Cagney, a blue tick coon hound, was set on fire. Three teenagers were charged with animal cruelty.

PETA sent a letter to the district attorney's office, asking officials to vigorously prosecute the defendants.

The animal rights group wants the teenagers to get jail time and receive psychiatric help.


Kamal Wallace, Web Editor

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