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MSPCA: Petition on Euthanized Cat Doesn’t Tell Whole Story

The MSPCA euthanized Dryden, a cat belonging to Jamaica Plain's Benjamin Day, within 48 hours of a neighbor bringing the cat to the clinic.
The MSPCA euthanized Dryden, a cat belonging to Jamaica Plain’s Benjamin Day, within 48 hours of a neighbor bringing the cat to the clinic.

A petition drive launched by a Jamaica Plain cat owner after the MSPCA euthanized his pet leaves out key information about the elderly feline, the JP-based animal advocacy organization announced Wednesday.

MSPCA Puts Down Cat While Owner Searches for Him

The MSPCA euthanized Dryden, a cat belonging to Jamaica Plain's Benjamin Day, within 48 hours of a neighbor bringing the cat to the clinic.
The MSPCA euthanized Dryden, a cat belonging to Jamaica Plain's Benjamin Day, within 48 hours of a neighbor bringing the cat to the clinic.

Dryden, a cat with six toes on each paw who enjoyed knocking over cups of water, never left Benjamin Day’s JP yard. But when the elderly, sick cat didn’t show back up one recent Sunday night, his owner started posting flyers. On Tuesday the owner checked in with the JP-based MSPCA to find that, only hours earlier, the animal welfare organization had euthanized his cat.