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Teenager Cat-Killing Suspect

Animals  (tags: new zealand, animals, cat, killed, tortured, teenager, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, humans, sadness, suffering, protection, animalwelfare )

- 3473 days ago -
A mutilated cat found hanging from a street sign is believed to have been tortured by a teenage boy - hours after he saw his father attacking a girlfriend. The dead tabby had a nail rammed through its head. Its tail and three paws had been severed - in

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Joycey B (750)
Wednesday November 19, 2008, 6:48 pm
Father like son. They both need to be locked up. And so does the little psychos friend. They are a threat to society.

Sheryl G (363)
Wednesday November 19, 2008, 8:26 pm
I would say that this family has some serious issues and the poor cat had to pay for these humans not in control of their behaviour.

Anita B (69)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 3:54 am
Will it ever END?

sara s (102)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 7:06 am
how old are the boys? i assume they are boys. if they are over 14 or 15, they should be treated as adults. these two sick, cruel and sissy boys need help along with punishment and shame by the whole community in which they live. peer pressure is far more effective than any authority figure which can be counter productive. they must be ordered to stay away from any small animals for the rest of their little meaningless lives.

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 8:28 am
I can not believe that we humans are so awful to our animals. This bothers me terribly, and I have a hard time dealing with all the abuse to animals that happens for the sake of money, or just plain cruelty. Home pets , we need a scrutiny before people can buy them or adopt them.

Margaret B (164)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 2:05 pm
I frankly do not care a flip how old you are when you are a murderer...self defense to protect yourself or another is the only acceptable means for killing in my book...treat all as adults! And also jail the adults behind the reason for a youngster's killing. Okay you will not agree with me but I am getting tired of all the cruelty and killing, the anger and the maddness in this world!

Kathleen H (304)
Thursday November 20, 2008, 5:25 pm
I have no sympathy for the teenagers that were capable of this. A teen is old enough to know what he/she is doing even if they are exposed to violence at home. I feel nothing but sorry for the kind of miserable lives they face...

Milly G. (0)
Friday November 21, 2008, 9:06 am
It really saddens me to see examples of shallow minded people like this. I was reading a story this morning on about folks leaving their pets behind when they lose their homes. I know we are all hurting now, but there are proper channels for dealing with stray or unwanted pets.
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