Viewers left 'disturbed' by new Netflix crime documentary 'Don't F*** With Cats'

Viewers left 'disturbed' by new Netflix crime documentary 'Don't F*** With Cats'

If you're looking for a Netflix flick that will keep you at the edge of your seat in the most disturbing sense of the phrase, then you might want to watch the new true-crime documentary Don't F*** With Cats.

It's a three-part docuseries that reveals in all their horrifying detail the crimes of Canadian killer Luka Magnotta, who filmed himself torturing and killing animals before posting the footage online in 2010.

Watch the trailer for the true-crime documentary below: 

As the good people of the internet tried to bring him to justice, little did they know that he was planning even more heinous acts. After the brutal torture and killing of animals, he found a human victim on a dating website, Chinese student Jun Lin, who he murdered and dismembered.

He was eventually brought to justice by authorities in an internet café in Berlin where he had been looking at pictures of himself on Interpol.

Credit: PA 

Reactions to the series on social media have been mixed, to say the least.

One viewer wrote on Twitter: "If you need a f***ed up Netflix documentary to watch then Don't F*** With Cats is the one for you."

Another said: "BE WARNED before watching. I had to close my eyes & I almost threw up & I can handle watching a lot."

A third wrote: "Don't F*** With Cats is one of the most disturbing yet brilliant murder documentaries on Netflix right now!!! I was hooked from start to finish!"

A fourth warned: "Holy s*** Don't F*** With Cats on Netflix is literally the scariest s*** I've ever seen. Actual nightmare fuel."

Luka Magnotta's photograph. Credit: PA Images

According to social media, some viewers actually found the documentary so disturbing that the had to switch it off a few minutes after watching, so it's almost certainly not for the faint-hearted.

Director Mark Lewis - the man behind Silk Road: Drugs, Death And The Dark Web - said of the series: "What is so mind-blowing for me about this documentary series is that it plays out like a real thriller."

He continued saying that the series has "twists and turns that no-one will see coming, a cast of internet heroes whose resourcefulness will have you cheering from the sidelines, and a murderer whose true identity will have you gasping when he is finally unmasked."

The series is available to watch on Netflix now.