Cat shot in the eye, survives

A cat is recovering after a terrible act of animal cruelty in the District.

The Washington Humane Society said the cat was found last Friday in the 1400 block of G Street in Northeast with a BB lodged in its eye. The gray, male cat, survived. There are no further details on its condition.

A $5,000 reward is being offered by the Washington Humane Society for information leading to an arrest and conviction.