A newly created DNA database of British cats has helped convict a killer!

David Hilder was convicted of manslaughter with the aid of cat DNA. Investigators were trying to identify the cat hair discovered on the dismembered torso of the victim, which was discovered hidden in a trash bag on a British beach in July of last year. Detectives matched the hair to a cat belonging to the man’s neighbor, Hilder, but they still needed to determine how good the match was.

That’s where the DNA database came in!  You have to read this story