BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A man upset at a veterinary clinic because he was told his cat wouldn’t survive allegedly stabbed two vet workers, KGMI News reported.
According to KGMI, Bellingham police were called to a vet clinic in the Maplewood area Thursday morning when a man became angry after he was told his cat couldn’t be saved. The man allegedly grabbed a sharp object and lunged at a male vet worker, stabbing him in the hand.
The man then left the Maplewood clinic and drove to a vet’s office in the Fountain district, police said. There, he attacked a female employee, cutting her on the neck before fleeing.
Neither of the injuries were life-threatening, police told KGMI.
Bellingham police officers arrested the suspect near the intersection of Baker and James Street shortly following the incidents.
Neither the Maplewood Animal Hospital nor the Fountain Veterinary Hospital — believed to be the locations of the stabbings — gave a comment to Q13 FOX News.