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Woman feeds live dogs and cats to her pet snake

By Mason White 2:21 PM March 31, 2017
Snake (illustration)
Snake (illustration)
By: Mason White

A woman posted a photo of her pet snake crushing a dog to death on a classified ad website, where she put the reptile up for sale, according to police in Spain.

The animal protection unit of the Guardia Civil, said that they have arrested the woman of Loja, after admitting to an animal shelter worker to feeding live cats and dogs to her Royal Python.

She is facing a charge of animal abuse.

According to the police investigation, the woman kept the non-venomous snake in her home as a pet. The woman bought small cats and dogs, and fed it to her snake.

One time, the woman took a picture of the snake crushing a small puppy to death. She then used that photo with an ad to sell the snake.

A worker at an animal shelter saw the ad with the photo, and posed as a buyer for the snake. When she met the woman, the snake owner admitted to feeding the snake cats and dogs.

The animal shelter worker called police, who arrested the woman.