Woman arrested after allegedly stabbing her cat 20 times

A 19-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her cat to death and throwing it from a second-floor balcony in Sydney’s north.

Police were called to a unit on Mooramba Road at Dee Why on Wednesday about 8.20am where they found a dead cat.

The cat’s body was taken to a vet who determined it had been stabbed 20 times.

A file photo of a cat having its chin scratched.
A woman has been arrested after a cat (not the one pictured) was found dead with stab wounds. Source: Getty Images (file pic)

The woman was arrested and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital for assessment.

She’s been charged with torturing, beating and causing the death of an animal, and committing an act of aggravated cruelty on an animal.

The woman was refused bail and will face Manly Local Court on Thursday.

Police added a second cat was taken from the unit and placed in the care of the RSPCA.

Pictured is Mooramba Road, Dee Why.
Police found a dead cat on this street in Dee Why. They later seized a second feline from a unit. Source: Google Maps (file pic)

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