Three red-book Amur forest cats were found in a Moscow apartment. The prosecutor’s office has started checking. This was announced by the press service of the metropolitan supervisory authority on Thursday, October 13.
“Three Amur (Far Eastern) forest cats, listed in the Red Book in the group “on the verge of extinction”, were found by employees of the Golovinsky interdistrict prosecutor’s office together with specialists of the Department of Nature Management and Environmental Protection in an apartment building in the 5th Voykovsky Passage,” the Telegram said.
The owner of wild animals did not submit documents that confirm the ownership and legality of the cats in the apartment, the Moscow City News agency reports.
Two females and a male were seized, and they are currently being held in an overexposure center, where all the necessary conditions have been created for them.
“The prosecutor’s inspection continues, according to its results, measures of the prosecutor’s response will be taken,” the prosecutor’s office concluded.