Rabbits slaughtered as part of 'Satanic ritual'

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The rabbits were found in a cemetery in Vicenza. Photo: Benimoto/Flickr
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Nine rabbits, found skinned and gutted in a cemetery in the northern Italian city of Vicenza, are believed to have been sacrificed as part of a Satanic ritual.

The white rabbits were also found with their hind legs missing in a nylon bag at Priabona cemetery, Il Gazzetino reported.

The animals were found in February, although the discovery was only recently made public by Zoofile, the international organization for the protection of animals.

They are believed to have been killed as part of a Satanic ritual as they were found after February 2nd, a date for ‘animal and/or human sacrifice’ on the Satanic calendar. 

The date is also referred to as Candlemas day by Christians, falls halfway between the winter solstice and spring equinox, and has pagan roots.

In a similar incident in February, the bodies of several lambs were found with their insides missing in a field in Portobuffole, a town in the province of Treviso.

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The town’s mayor, Andrea Susana, said at the time that the grim discovery was “unexplainable”.

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