Three children in Zurich have killed a cat by putting it into a washing machine in their apartment block.

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Cat dies after kids put it in washing machine

Three children in Zurich have killed a cat by putting it into a washing machine in their apartment block.


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.