LONG BEACH (AP) — Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who set a cat on fire.

A police department press release Thursday says officers found the severely burned cat Sunday morning on Daisy Avenue, its fur still smoldering.

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Officers took the animal to an emergency veterinary hospital where it was examined and euthanized.

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The cat, a young adult, appeared to be predominant dark gray or black, had white hind feet and a white face patch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Long Beach police.

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