The Troy Police Department announced some pretty sad news Thursday afternoon regarding their recently adopted feline officer.
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Their adopted cat has developed "a serious medical condition" that can be transmitted to other cats.
In a tweet, the Troy Police Departments said, "While we are very distraught by this news, we are moving forward with looking for another suitable police cat candidate."
Sad news 😢 pic.twitter.com/zHowv37UlA
— Troy Police Dept. (@TroyMI_Police) May 10, 2018
On May 1, the department announced the official name of their police cat – Pawfficer Badges.
According to the department, Pawfficer Badges' duties will include community policing, supervising the K9 Unit and cuddles.
The department hopes to find a replacement cat by Friday.