More reports of animal cruelty in 2018, but majority turned out to be non-cruelty cases

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore received 409 reports in 2018, the highest number in the last three years.
The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore received 409 reports in 2018, the highest number in the last three years.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The public made more animal cruelty reports in 2018, but 90 per cent were later established to involve "non-cruelty".

Among them was an incident in Yishun last November, when a cat was found dead with a puncture wound on its left hind leg.

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