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MT. SHASTA, Ore. — The Mt. Shasta Police Department says that it arrested a Yreka man on Wednesday after he confessed to killing cats.
Police responded shortly after 1 p.m. to Mercy Medical Center in Mt. Shasta after a man, later identified as 54-year-old Daniel Brown of Yreka, reportedly came in and told the medical staff "he had killed cats."
Hospital security found three cats in a bucket inside of Brown's car, Mt. Shasta Police said. Two of them had died. A third was alive, though malnourished and dehydrated.
The recovered kitten was taken to the Siskiyou County Humane Society for treatment.
Police arrested Brown on charges for animal cruelty. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Mount Shasta City Police Department at 530-926-7540.