Eighteen cats poisoned in Burgenland town

Police in St. Andrä am Zicksee in the province of Burgenland are hunting an animal torturer who has killed 18 cats over the past five weeks.Cops said today (Thurs) they had started an investigation after a resident discovered bait. They said the cat killer had placed pieces of sausage and ham covered with rat poison in various spots in the area.Local police have set up a special team to patrol the town, while residents have promised to watch out for the crook.