Veteran Texas Police Officer Dies After Being Bitten by Feral Cat

Veteran Texas Police Officer Dies After Being Bitten by Feral Cat
A West Texas A&M University police officer died this week of severe complications from a feral cat bite he suffered while responding to a call, police say.

Cpl. Monty Platt passed away just two weeks after the cat bit through his gloves and punctured his skin as he attempted to capture the injured animal, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page.

Platt, 47, had an allergic reaction to the bite, according to the page. Authorities also announced on the department’s Facebook page that he died at the University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas, Tuesday due to “medical complications” as a result of the bite.
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