Stolen pet alert: Beloved store cat as well as a parrot taken from Reading pet store

UPDATE FEBRUARY 18, 2019 Ashes made it home. No details but it was posted on the Facebook thread. The bird is still missing.

This is a stolen pet alert. A beloved store cat named Ashes as well as a parrot were taken from Diane’s Pet Center, 3001 Perkiomen Avenue in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Ashes was stolen in Reading, PA

Central Berks Regional Police posted the following on their Facebook community page

“On the morning of Sunday, 2/17/19 between 3AM and 3:45AM, subjects in a small silver vehicle (possibly a BMW) were observed backing into the front door of Diane’s Pet Center, 3001 Perkiomen Ave. It was discovered that the persons involved had then forced the door open and removed a green and red parrot with a white cap in its white cage – as well as “Ashes”, the store’s beloved pet cat (shown here). If anyone can provide any information, please contact Ofc. Matthew Rissmiller or Det. Sgt. Deron Manndel at 610-779-1100, or via Berks Radio at 610-655-4911.”

Let’s get this information out there so these animals can be returned. Poor Ashes must be terrified!

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