Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Police have registered a case regarding the death of a pregnant cat in the state's capital Thiruvananthapuram. A pregnant cat was found dead hanging from a rope tied to a compound wall of a club in Thiruvananthapuram's Paalkulangara. 

According to reports, the pregnant cat was allegedly hanged to death by drunkards. It is learnt that some drunkards who frequented the club did this to the cat. After Parvathy Mohan, campaign coordinator for Federation for Indian Animal Protection Organisations, and Latha Indira, Kerala secretary for the People for Animals (PFA) lodged a complaint regarding the incident, the Vanchiyoor Police registered an FIR under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. 

Regarding this, a case has been registered based on the sections of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 Section11 1 (l) and IPC section 429.

The complainant also took to Facebook and posted the gruesome pictures of the murdered cat.  

She also added that locals tried to bury the carcass, and attempted to convince the informant not to file a complaint. The autopsy on the carcass is being performed to investigate the matter further. “We are awaiting the autopsy result and will pursue the case till the end,” Parvathy said.