Cat dies after kids put it in washing machine
18 May 2011, 11:11
Published: 18 May 2011 11:44 GMT+02:00
Updated: 18 May 2011 11:11 GMT+02:00
The three, aged 6, 7 and 8, put the animal in the communal washing machine of their apartment block in Zurich, the Corriere del Ticino reported.
A woman reportedly found the dead cat still in the machine, bundled up in a blanket.
The three children, who were quickly identified by the police during a interrogations in the neighborhood, cannot be prosecuted as they are younger than 10 years old, the paper said. Police are investigating their parents instead, the paper said.