‘Thanks for killing my cat’: Sadness drives North Carolina woman to make sign

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HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. – A North Carolina woman wants drivers in her neighborhood to slow down after her pet cat was recently hit by a vehicle and killed.

WLOS reported that Alex Stilber of Flat Rock recently put up a sign near her home that reads, “Slow down, thanks for killing my cat. His name was Pete.”

Stilber said she made the sign after finding her cat dead near the road after being hit by a vehicle. “I had a little meltdown,” she said. “It was not fun to bury him.”

The speed limit near her house is 30 and 15 around the curve. She said the “blind curve” is dangerous and speeding puts people’s lives in danger.

“Slow down,” she said. “Simple. You’re saving a few minutes or seconds going to your house, could have been avoided.”