CHICAGO (STMW) — Waukegan police are looking for the person who left a dead cat hanging from a tree last week in the northern suburb.

The animal was found Friday morning strung with rope around its neck at the corner of New York Street and Montesano Avenue, Waukegan Police Cmdr. Joe Florip said.

Fat Cat Rescue, an anti-cruelty organization in Lake County, is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case, according to the group’s Facebook page.

Anyone with information should call Waukegan police at (847) 360-9000, or Fat Cat Rescue at (708) 305-5049.

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