‘Psychopaths.’ Video shows 2 men shoot and stab stray cat to death in Pomona – NBC Los Angeles


A horrific case of animal abuse in Pomona has been captured on film, which shows two men shooting and then stabbing a stray cat to death.

Investigators were trying to identify the two men on Thursday.

“Scruffy started appearing about three months ago, she was sleeping in a sewer right there,” said Kamil Rapacz.

Rapacz works at CFR Patio. He said Scruffy was one of many strays he would feed and provide water, but said Scruffy had a special place in his heart.

“I was going to take her to the Humane Society. They do a great service for stray cats,” Rapacz said.

He loved her so much and intended to bring her home.

“I hung out with her on my breaks, my lunch after work. We were coming here on weekends with my girlfriend and we were going to visit her just because we were ready to adopt her. We were just waiting for our landlord to let us know,” Rapacz said.

Tuesday evening around 9:30 p.m., the surveillance is scruffy in the parking lot of the CFR Patio at the approach of a white car.

It looks like the passenger is using some type of pellet or BB gun to shoot Scruffy.

As Scruffy lies on the ground, two men jump over the fence and start taking pictures of Scruffy.

“You don’t think people actually do this stuff, but they do,” said CFR Patio employee Collin Lee.

Lee’s father owns the patio business. He said what happened next was unthinkable.

One of the men appeared to pull out a knife and began stabbing Scruffy repeatedly while the other taped him.

“I think that shows they’re sick,” Lee said. “Killing a cat isn’t right, but coming in here and desecrating the body like that – just psychopaths.”

The video shows the pair casually walking away and getting into their car.

The Inland Valley Humane Society is now trying to identify the two people in the video, so they can be arrested for animal abuse.

Rapacz says he can’t watch the video and is heartbroken because he was so close to saving Scruffy.

He’s also afraid of what the cat killers might do next.

“Who knows, next week maybe they want to shoot a homeless man. You never know how it’s going to go. I really hope they get what’s coming to them,” Rapacz said.

Investigators are collecting surveillance footage from other businesses, hoping to get a license plate.

If you have any information, call the Inland Valley Humane Society.