A carer for dozens of rabbits found crushed and mutilated at
a Victorian farm says the killings were like a scene out of a
About 40 rabbits were being raised in Garfield, just outside
Melbourne's far eastern outskirts, but about half of them
were found dead at around 3am (AEDT) on Wednesday.
Some of the rabbits were kicked like footballs, others thrown
against walls, and many stomped on until they died.
Rabbit breeder Kara Jackson says seeing the little dead
bodies scattered throughout the property was disgusting.
"This doesn't happen in real life. This is something from a
horror movie," she said.
"They've got to be sick. It's not human to do something like
that," Ms Jackson said, referring to the killers.
Police don't have a motive for the animal cruelty deaths but
believe more than one person was involved.
Detective Leading Senior Constable Colin Beard urged anyone
who knows the people who killed the rabbits to call police.
"Hopefully they'll be losing sleep and they'll come and talk
to us," he said.
The rabbits were being raised for commercial proposes and
were prone to scratching people.
Police say those responsible may have been injured in the