Final salute for Muscle Shoals Police K9

Final salute for Muscle Shoals Police K9
(Source: Muscle Shoals Police Department)

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WAFF) - Muscle Shoals Police K9 Kato has been diagnosed with a form of Leukemia and forced into retirement.

Kato’s health declined very rapidly, making it hard for him to enjoy many healthy days.

Kato made his final visit to the animal hospital Wednesday. Muscle Shoals Police Officers stood in line to salute their terminally ill partner.

Kato served the citizens of Muscle Shoals for four years, partnering with Officer Glen Davis.

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