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Coyotes Blamed For String Of Cat Killings In Berkeley

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) -- Cat owners in Berkeley are being warned to keep their pets inside because of coyotes.

A sign has been posted after at least three cats were found dead in the Northbrae neighborhood in the last few weeks. Neighbors there blame coyotes.

One woman on Sonoma Avenue thinks she heard an attack on Labor Day. She said it sounded like 2 cats fighting but later discovered cat remains on the sidewalk.

Berkeley Animal Services says coyote attacks have actually been going on for about four months.

Signs have been posted, advising people to keep their pets inside at night.

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