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Man Who Kicked His Cat Like Football Gets 90 Days In Jail


Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cats, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty )

Beth
- 935 days ago - chicago.cbslocal.com
On January 23, 2012, Percy Love of Chicago kicked his cat like a football. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail. The cat now has a new family and is doing well.



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Beth M. (244)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 12:14 pm
Personally I think he should have been forced to pay all vet bills for the cat and be ordered to never own another animal, too.
 

Emma S. (227)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 12:21 pm
Yes, I think he should be forbidden to own animals, but it's a hard one to enforce, isn't it? What a misnomer his surname is! Thanks for posting, Beth.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 12:45 pm
And here's another sick twisted joke that poses for a sentence in a so-called justice system!
 

Laura H. (888)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 1:59 pm
He can rot in jail as far as I am concerned; what is he going to do when he gets out?!?! More of the same?!?!?!?!
 

Vicky P. (464)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 2:40 pm
not enough time for this piece of shit
 

aj E. (164)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:30 pm
i agree he should have to pay vet bills or more - sadly that might be the only way to get people's attention - through money penalties.
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1651)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:34 pm
90 Years is more like it!
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:40 pm
he is a piece of crap human... I like animals better than people like him!!! rot in hell ahole!!!!
 

naomi cohen (44)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:40 pm
THIS PIECE OF CRAP SHOULD BE KICKED IN THE GUT ABOUT 50 TIMES. ON THE GOOD SIDE....THE CAT HAS A NEW HOME. THAT IS THE BEST PART OF THIS POST. THANK YOU.
 

Kay M. (351)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:45 pm
sad (shaking head)
 

Penny C. (79)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:54 pm
Very lenient punishment.Barb is right,90 is about right.
 

Jason Green (229)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:56 pm
Not nearly long enough :-(
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:57 pm
I agree with you Beth..and also that the sentence was too lenient. Glad his kitty has a nice new home.
 

NicoleAWAY W. (631)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 5:59 pm
punishment as not severe enough obviously, hope he meets a cat lover in prison
 

Agnes N. (717)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 6:04 pm
Thanks Barb, Beth
 

James W. (262)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 6:13 pm
Should be kicked for 90 days .Noted thanks Beth
 

Eternal Gardener (743)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 6:40 pm
What a sickening bastard... at least the cat managed to get a better life through this.
 

Constance F. (433)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 6:45 pm
Ditto Beth! So he sat in jail for 90 days minus the time served, and what's going to happen when he gets out. And I can tell you these people do go out and get another animal. This story makes me cry - I have read far worse cases of abuse and torture, but something about this really brings home all the animals out there that are being neglected and abused behind closed doors. But thank you for posting the update. I am so happy this kitty has a beautiful new life plus with other fur friends! That's always icing on the cake.
 

Holly Lawrence (473)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 6:47 pm
So happy to hear that kitty is doing well in a new home - and would love touse the SOB that kicked poor kitty as a football!
 

Mary T. (186)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 7:10 pm
Thanks Beth, When is justice going be done to these animal abuse, I am so sick of seeing them get off with such a light punishment, I am so glad that the kitty is doing alright as for this scum I wish they would have left his sorry sick ass in jail for a long time.
 

Kim O. (399)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 7:42 pm
That's IT????? Unreal. I like James's punishment better. I hope this jerk gets the living crap kicked out of him in prison daily. Thanks Beth for the update!
 

Sue D. (156)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 7:57 pm
I would guess you received a LOT of stars for your first comment, Beth - with another from me.
I am happy the kitty has a new home because he most likely would not have lived a full life with this cold, cold hearted, little, pathetic man. (since he said, "we play like this all the time.")

Too many people have cold hearts these days - is it just a sign of the times? I don't know, but it is about time that everyone take notice. We always need to speak-up against what we know in our hearts is cruel.
 

Susan S. (191)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 8:29 pm
Thank God the cat is all right.
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 8:37 pm
I'm glad the cat is happy for now.
 

Dotti Lydon (116)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 8:49 pm
Hey Barb, I was going to say 90X90 days in jail, but that it not computing in my mind right now. 90 years sounds good to me.
 

Kathy Chadwell (367)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 9:33 pm
A few year ago Chicago had 52 shot in one weekend. I'm surprised they have not learned that animal violence leads to human violence. Throw away the key on the low life. I'm staying out of chicago.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/06/21/chicago-violence-at-least_n_619259.html
 

Kathy Chadwell (367)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 9:34 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Beth because you have done so within the last week.

Thank you for the update Beth:)
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 11:05 pm
Thanks.
 

Veronique L. (214)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:11 am
I don't want to read the story...yet another story of animal abuse, and I'm sick of it. What's wrong with those people?
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:12 am
That's not enough! Noted, thanks Beth!
 

Debbie Crowe (78)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:16 am
Percy Love needs his ass kicked like he kicked little Avery. Hopefully one day, someone will. I am so glad little Avery has a new loving family. Now, he can enjoy life and not be scared any more.
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:25 am
I know where I'd like to kick this piece of shit!
 

Deb L. (3)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:26 am
I hope the animal lovers sitting in jail find out what he did and give him the same treatment. May no more poor animals cross his path, as he is clearly a sadistic lunatic.
 

. (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:30 am
I hope Percy Love to be kicked to the rest of his life
 

Danuta Watola (1201)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:17 am
sad
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:24 am
putting him jail costs us money he should have to spend his money on vet bills and community service for 1000 hrs cleaning parks and helping elderly and animal shelters to get a rounded experience for what it is to belong to and be a good citizen in a community.. education is the key not sticking people in a cell that costs us 10s of thousands of dollars... productive members are what we should be creating not thugs who can brag about being gangster, in the crime factory.
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

Jarno Lahtinen (26)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:29 am
Too lenient in my book, but at least there WAS a jail sentence. That at least is good - too many animal abusers get off with little more than a slap on the wrist. Kicking an innocent animal like that is vile, and this man should never be allowed to own a pet.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:33 am
Excellent. This is not a man, just a boy who thinks he can get away with shit like this. Five minutes alone with him, that's all I need!
 

Joy Wong (75)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:41 am
An utter lunatic. Wish someone will keep kicking him. Happy to note Avery has found a home and people who care. All the best, Avery.
 

Jana Repova (63)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:53 am
bastard
 

paul m. (93)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:54 am

Mad bastard..!Should have bean Hanged..!!
 

paula eaton (30)
Friday March 2, 2012, 4:02 am
Piece of garbage. Ninety days is a joke, slap on the wrist. He needs to get dropkicked over and over.
 

Elize Labuschagne (190)
Friday March 2, 2012, 5:05 am
90 days not enough!!! Should also never be allowed to have an animal again. Let the bastard rot in jail.
 

Angela Hunter (3)
Friday March 2, 2012, 5:09 am
90 days? that's it? Is that what animal cruelty gets you now. Is he allowed to get a cat again? Or go near one? Surely some kind of serious deterrent would have been better. I'm no cat lover per se, but no one has the right to mistreat animals.
 

Hanna Barney (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 5:28 am
he desrves more time...
i hate people who are willing to harm anything that can't defend itself against attack.
 

Mario A. (52)
Friday March 2, 2012, 6:36 am
Glad to hear the kitty is doing good ,as for that piece of shit not even enough time in jail.
 

Nancy sands (446)
Friday March 2, 2012, 6:55 am
i HOPE HE GETS A FOOT WITH A CLEAT ON IT UP HIS ASS!
 

Rachel M. (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 6:59 am
That's it? Crazy lenient
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 7:13 am
this person should never be allowed to own a pet ever again and 90 days is not much of a punishment he should get 10 years for the suffering that the cat went through maybe if the justice system was harder on criminals they would not do it in the first place
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Friday March 2, 2012, 7:29 am
Stupid sick disgusting bastard. Thank you Beth.
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:02 am
Good.
 

Donna Hamilton (140)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:04 am
Hope someone kicks this sick piece of scum like a football. Glad the cat has been rehomed.
 

Sandi C. (235)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:09 am
ONLY 90 DAYS WHAT A JOKE! GLAD THE CAT HAS NEW HOME!
 

Eonna Lee (41)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:15 am
lesson well-learned!
 

sean manzon (41)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:18 am
he deserves way more than that!
 

Judy Apelis (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:26 am
How disgusting - 90 days??? no really - Let me give him his sentence and he would be walking around for a very very long time.
 

Raymond G. (12)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:48 am
A small inconvenience for scumbag Percy Love! The cat is alive and well, this we can be thankful for.
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:49 am
90 days???????????? he deserve be in jail!!!!!!!
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:52 am
what a bastard!!!!!!!!!!!!! scumn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Irene M. (69)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:59 am
What goes round comes round.....His day will come! It's a blessing the cat has got a good home,far away from this coward!
 

Ana Fontan (16)
Friday March 2, 2012, 9:02 am
I agree with all, this sick bastard needs much stronger punishment that 90 days in jail, the man is a damn beast! Than you Beth for this post
 

Kari Knabe (14)
Friday March 2, 2012, 9:37 am
Happy the cat has a new chance for a happy life!!
 

. (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 10:19 am
am so glad that poor cat is now in a good home. As for that bastard who only got sentenced to 90 days...for shame on our system that he got away with a little slap on the wrist. He should get the same as that poor cat. Think he'd like to get kicked around like a football. Have fun in jail and I do hope your cell mate loves cats!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 10:50 am
So happy for Avery. But only 90 daysfor Percy? We need harsher punishments. May Percy be kicked everyday he's incarcerated.
 

Alet Coetzee (57)
Friday March 2, 2012, 10:59 am
Agree with Ana Fontan. Thanks and noted.
 

Eve L. (61)
Friday March 2, 2012, 12:14 pm
I'm glad the cat got a new home. But that bastard... I wish I could kick him like a football myself... I hope he will not own any animals again.. What a sick f*ck!
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Friday March 2, 2012, 12:31 pm
lol Tony! Typical punishment, same ol' slap on the wrist. Said it before & I shall say it again animal abuse needs to be made into felony law. I am glad this cat is in safe arms now, at least. We keep up the good fight til maybe one day we will all see that come to fruition. Thank you for posting this update Beth.
 

Lauren Kozen (159)
Friday March 2, 2012, 1:54 pm
THIS IS REDICULOUS. HE SHOULD GET LIFE. I WOULD LIKE TO KICK HIM ACROSS THE ROOM. & MUCH, MUCH MORE... THIS MAKES ME SO MAD. THANK FOR POSTING BETH.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:08 pm
He needs the death penalty. I hope he gets shanked in jail, but not before he becomes a b*tch to about 10 guys!
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:17 pm
Lets kick this scum of the earth like a football and see how he likes it.
 

Linda P. (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:18 pm
Scum, what a sicko, people make me so angry that can do this to an innocent animal. So glad the cat has a new home.
 

Britt Valdes-pages (246)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:07 pm
I wish I could feel like some justice was served since he did spend some jail time but I personally feel like kicking a innocent animal deserves a much harsher punishment.
 

Irene Leggett (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:37 pm
Perhaps whilst he's in jail, someone might just want to kick him in the air like a footballl, one can only hope and pray so!!!
 

Patt Tashjian (51)
Friday March 2, 2012, 4:18 pm
I don't understand why you were given the last name of "Love". It does not fit him.
 

Janet R. (34)
Friday March 2, 2012, 5:05 pm
90 day sentence, what a sick joke. I hope he is someones play toy in jail. This POS is why we desparately need the national animal abuse registry so he will never be able to get another animal to hurt. I am glad the cat has a new home, poor thing.
 

Julia R. (290)
Friday March 2, 2012, 5:05 pm
I'm so glad that little Avery is out of this s.o.b.'s hands where he can no long be subjected to such horrible cruelty! Although, I would really like to see this man permanently sent away, I'm just glad that he was caught and sentenced to at least 90 days. I also think the judge should have mandated that he never be allowed to have another animal again!
 

liz c. (844)
Friday March 2, 2012, 5:14 pm
HE SHOULD BE PUT TO SLEEP
 

Marilyn M. (143)
Friday March 2, 2012, 5:20 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you for posting, Beth.
 

Gary C. (5)
Friday March 2, 2012, 5:48 pm
Noted , Thankyou.... I hope his cell mate makes him into his new 'Girl friend".....
 

MmAwayAwhile M. (457)
Friday March 2, 2012, 6:13 pm
Thank you Beth for this! Always love to here that the abused animal "AVERY" had a happy ending and not a Tragic Death. Although I hope Big Bubba gets this Jack Leg while he is in Jail! May he get his "Field Goal" from a fellow inmate! Umm justice for me!
 

MmAwayAwhile M. (457)
Friday March 2, 2012, 6:27 pm
Sadly Beth can't "STAR" you, but you so deserve it for this update, normally people that do this just get a SLAP on the wrist, I was happy with the amount on the BAIL!

Nancy Sands, tried to send you a Star for your comment and Fooey, couldn't your comment with a cleat in the shoe made me laugh and even though it hurt to laugh like that I am still smiling ~

Loved all of the Comments!
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday March 2, 2012, 7:06 pm
He deserves a lot more time in jail , mean guy !
 

Mariette G. (150)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 1:46 am
Only 90 days? What a joke! I so agree with your comment Beth - thanks for sharing!
 

Margaret B. (88)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 7:15 am
way too lenient but he still got more than that crazy cat butcher/eater that was set free
 

Ruth S. (304)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 8:57 am
Maybe they should cut off his family jewels so that for the rest of his life he will remember the horrible thing he did!!!
 

Karen Tucker (39)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 8:58 am
First off this 'man', and I say this loosely, needs to be kicked like a football like he did the poort cat; then he needs to be continually whacked with a baseball bat until he is pulverised. Too harsh, you might say? I don't think that's too harsh -- it is the right punishment for ALL Animal Abusers.
 

Nancy C. (798)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 10:48 am
The animal/human connection is not considered seriously. This abuser is back on the street in no time.
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 8:08 pm
Noted Tks..90 days what a blasted joke,, I'd like to drop kick him until he pukes the low life scumbag..I'm glad kitty got a new loving home.....
 

Edith B. (141)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 9:15 pm
I hope he is never allowed near another animal.
 

Grainne OCarroll (72)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:01 am
90 days is not enough.
 

Carol Cowbrough (95)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:34 pm
So pleased this lovely cat now has a new owner!
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday March 5, 2012, 11:49 pm
Hope other prisoners use him as a football too!
 

Willetta s. (3)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 1:05 pm
THIS IS EXACTUALLY WHY THIS WILL """"" NEVER """"" STOP BECAUSE OF PEOPLE LIKE THIS WORTHLESS JUDGE, THIS JUDGE NEEDS HIS BUTT KICKED ACROSS THE STATE LINE, WORTHLESS PIECE OF CRAP !!!
 

Penelopa Tufis (53)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 6:30 am
Its just a cat....BUT, that guy is...nothing
 

Elsie Au (266)
Saturday March 17, 2012, 10:17 am
From now on, Avery will have all the love from his new family. I doubt that this worthless human will even have anyone give him as much love as Avery is getting now.
 

Stella AWAY W. (258)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 3:57 am
90 days is better than nothing or a 'slap on the wrist'? Glad the kitty is in a better place!
 

Judy Apelis (0)
Wednesday April 4, 2012, 12:11 pm
I would like to kick the hell out of him. UGLY HUMAN BEING, JERK.
 
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