Police have learned an African Serval Cat has escaped from a local sanctuary.

On October 25, 2023 at 8:45am, officers from the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with members of Animal Welfare Services, received information regarding the escape of an African Serval Cat from a sanctuary on Corrigan Road in Bonnechere Valley Township. 

The cat is described as approximately 25 to 30 pounds, and has a spotted coat with pointed ears. The cat has the ability to attack mid-sized livestock and pets.

Police are asking members of the public to use caution in the area and report any sightings to police. If it is an emergency, please call using 911.

Miller,A/S A.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2023,Oct.25) PUBLIC SAFETY WARNING [media release]

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