A middle aged man from Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal was arrested on Friday after he was caught red handed raping a neighbour’s  pet cat.

Prem Balram‚ for security firm Reaction Unit South Africa‚ said that the man’s neighbour had raised the alarm after she caught the suspect fully naked while he was having sex with the cat.

“She informed the controller on duty that her neighbour was having sex with her pet cat.

It was earlier reported  In a previous incident that the zoophilia was also caught raping a dog but his partner pleaded with the community not to report the incident.

Suspect is now in custody.