The Redwood Falls Police Department is investigating an incident of animal abuse in which an adult cat was placed in a sack, beaten and then thrown in a garbage can on the 900 block of Walnut Street in Redwood Falls.  
The animal received extensive injuries but is alive and currently receiving treatment at the Fairfax Vet Clinic.  
Anyone who may have any information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Redwood Falls Police Department at (507) 637-4005.