Video Credit: AsiaWire
This is the moment an American Pit Bull Terrier mauls a neighbour’s cat as its owner repeatedly kicks it in the head in a bid to stop the attack.
The incident took place in the suburb of Kucukcekmece on the European side of the city of Istanbul in north-western Turkey when the unnamed owner took his dog out for a walk.
As they entered the community park, the pit bull saw a neighbour’s cat and suddenly attacked it, as seen in the CCTV footage.
The video shows the stocky canine wildly shaking the cat in its mouth while the owner repeatedly kicks it in a vain attempt to make it stop.
Several friends join the dog owner and they are last seen walking away from the pit bull as it continues to maul the trapped cat on the ground.
In the next scene, a ginger moggie is seen standing over the apparently dead cat.
One concerned resident, who has not been named, told local media: “Next time, one of our kids could be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
“The youths harmed the dog too by kicking it so hard. I want the pit bull taken away from those people.
“The housing authority is looking into the case, I hope they sort this issue out soon.”
It is unclear if the police are investigating the matter as well.
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