Cat killed and two dogs poisoned on Costa del Sol as ‘serial pet killer’ returns

LAST UPDATED: 5 Jan, 2018 @ 15:39
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A CAT and two dogs have allegedly been poisoned on the Costa del Sol sparking fears that the ‘serial pet killer’ has returned. 

The ginger cat was found dead in La Campana on Thursday night while a black labrador and another dog are being treated for poison.

It comes after some 15 pets were killed after ingesting a toxic substance in the Marbella and San Pedro area last year.

Parents are now concerned that children will come into contact with the poison while picking up sweets during today’s Three Kings Parade.

There have yet to be any suspects in the ongoing investigation.

Others have questioned whether pesticides used by the town halls could be to blame after it was revealed that a weed killer banned by the EU was found to be digested by some of the murdered pets.

Following an Olive Press probe, Marbella town hall said they no longer used the banned substance while Estepona said they outsource their street cleaning to a private company.

The company failed to comment.

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