SUSPECT WANTED - Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly stole a kitten with health issues from Petland.

Update: Red Deer RCMP look for kitten thief

Kitten returned and receiving medical care from a veterinarian

  • Apr. 12, 2017 4:59 p.m.

Red Deer RCMP are happy to announce that Kennedy, the kitten taken from Petland on April 7th, has been returned and is now getting the medical treatment she needs from a veterinarian.

Staff with Alberta Animal Services contacted Red Deer RCMP this afternoon to say that an unidentified person had anonymously returned the kitten to the Petland store she was taken from. The kitten appeared to be ill at the time of her return but is expected to recover through treatment.

Red Deer RCMP continue to look for public assistance to identify a man who stole a kitten from the Petland store located in south Red Deer shortly after 2:30 p.m. on April 7th.

Red Deer RCMP thank the many media outlets and citizens who shared this story so widely and achieved a positive outcome for little Kennedy.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

– Fawcett

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