The cat has undergone surgery and will need skin grafts. Knepp says the shelter has received half a dozen dogs with severe burn marks on their backs this year
“Let’s make this stop," says Knepp. "We see these cases over and over. This kind of evil, deviant, and cruel behavior is not o.k. You can’t live in Sacramento and do this.”
Knepp says people convicted for animal torture crimes in recent years have been sentenced to a total of twenty years in jail.
The Humane Society has issued a $5,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person responsible.