SAN ANTONIO -- Neighbors living in the Alta Vista neighborhood off San Pedro say they feel they are being terrorized. "It's unsettling because not only are people afraid for their pets, but people are afraid for their children, " said neighbor Maricel Stephen.
Two neighborhood cats were shot at with a B-B gun earlier this week, and Thursday neighbors learned a Chihuahua had been shot at.
The Chihuahua is expected to be okay.
One of the cats had to have one of their front legs amputated. The other cat is also going to need surgery. "One of the pellets broke her leg" said Robert Sanchez, owner of the injured cat.
Sanchez can't afford his cat’s surgery so neighbors are putting together a fundraiser to help with the medical bills.
Neighbors snapped some photos of some children in a tree Thursday afternoon. "They're up in a tree shooting a BB gun, " said Alta Vista
Neighborhood Association President Hector Cardenas.
Cardenas believes those children could be the culprits. "We have some idea, however you have to catch them in the act", added Cardenas.
Neighbors are keeping a close eye on their pets, and now with the help of police they hope they will be able to stop whoever is injuring their animals.
If anyone would like to contribute to the fund, they can send a check or money order to:
Alta Vista Neighborhood Association
Attn: Fulton Pet Shootings.
P.O. Box 15033, SA TX 78212.