Kitten Stolen from Massachusetts Adoption Center

PetMD Editorial
Published: January 19, 2018
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"How could someone do such a thing?" 

It's a question many have been asking themselves since Jan. 18, when a woman came into the MSPCA-Nevins Farm Adoption Center in Methuen, Massachusetts, and stole a 2-and-a-half-month-old kitten named Caramel. 

"The torbie (brown with some orange markings) kitten was stolen by a woman described by staffers as Caucasian, approximately 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds," MSPCA spokesman Rob Halpin told petMD.

"The [60-something-year-old] woman was driving a light-colored Ford F150 extended cab pickup truck," he said. "However, security cameras installed on the property failed to capture the license plate number." 

Police are currently investigating the incident and searching for the suspect. They urge anyone with information on Caramel's whereabouts to contact the proper authorities, and the adoption facility where she was taken from, as soon as possible. (You can see video footage of the suspect here.) 

"At this point, our number one priority is getting Caramel back in our care," said Meaghan O'Leary of the MSPCA-Nevins Farm.

Image via MSPCA-Nevins Farm Adoption Center

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