The PSPCA is searching for information about who shot a cat to death in South Philly on Saturday.

The dead cat was discovered on the 500 block of Cantrell Street by a resident who contacted the PSPCA.

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After a necropsy, the PSPCA's investigators "determined that the cat had been shot, ultimately causing its death," they said in a press release.

A $1,000 reward is being offered by the animal organization for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case.

CAUTION: GRAPHIC. The dead cat was brought to the PSPCA's attention after a local tweeted the picture. Click to see the image of the dead cat as it was found on Cantrell Street. 

Call the PSPCA’s animal cruelty hotline at (866) 601-SPCA to leave a tip. Tips can be left anonymously.