• Kyodo


Police arrested an elderly Hokkaido woman on Wednesday for allegedly killing more than 100 cats in her care over the past 10-plus years.

A Muroran Police Station representative quoted Hideyo Okada, 72, of Muroran as saying: “I feared I’d be short of money to feed the cats each time they gave birth” and “I think I have killed more than 100 of them over the past 10 years or more.”

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