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Second Man Arrested for Cat Shooting in Canada


Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, animalwelfare, cats, cruelty, animalrights, pets, rescued )

Carol
- 161 days ago - examiner.com
The announcement came six days after a 19-year-old Sarnia man was arrested Feb. 13 in connection with the shooting, which left Joe, a male cat, with 17 pellets in his head.



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Esther Z. (101)
Wednesday February 19, 2014, 9:21 pm
I hope these monsters go to jail and are given the maximum sentence and fine! Poor baby....
 

Ondine J. (131)
Wednesday February 19, 2014, 11:19 pm
Thanks Carol,I'm really pleased they were caught, hopefully a deterrent for others
 

Natasha Salgado (510)
Thursday February 20, 2014, 7:12 am
Glad to hear. Tho i doubt justice will come 4 the poor kitty.
 

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benson gitonga (102)
Friday February 21, 2014, 12:19 pm
Though he was caught, its still very sad.
 

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Friday February 21, 2014, 12:23 pm
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sad post, thank you for educating about this issue
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (177)
Friday February 21, 2014, 12:43 pm
biedny kotek, oprawca do więzienia
 

Birgit W. (140)
Friday February 21, 2014, 12:45 pm
Esther Z. says it all. Thank you.
 

Susan Ho (0)
Friday February 21, 2014, 1:21 pm
Those 2 should be shot with a pellet gun each 17 times in the head!
 

Shan D. (49)
Friday February 21, 2014, 1:42 pm
The CBC website had an update on this earlier today.

"The lawyer for the teen accused of shooting a cat in the head 17 times with a pellet gun says the court and public are overreacting." (article)

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/reaction-to-shooting-cat-17-times-disturbing-lawyer-says-1.2545176?cmp=rss

The photo on CBC shows the cat's x-ray, where every one of those 17 pellets lodged in that poor cat's head.
 

Heather L. (3)
Friday February 21, 2014, 1:43 pm
Glad they were caught, but our animal cruelty laws are so slack, they'll probably just get a fine and a slap on the wrist. They should be locked up for life.
 

paula eaton (30)
Friday February 21, 2014, 2:05 pm
The attorney who claims overreaction should be shot in the head with pellets, same for those evil POS teens.
 

Gloria H. (88)
Friday February 21, 2014, 2:07 pm
uh....nothing mentioned about them having to pay for the vet bills?
 

Debbie S. (33)
Friday February 21, 2014, 2:32 pm
Glad he was caught, animal cruelty laws need to be more harsh. This sort of thing needs to stop and not be tolerated
 

Amy L. (77)
Friday February 21, 2014, 2:38 pm
Those monsters need to beaten to death.
 

Robert Tomlinson (64)
Friday February 21, 2014, 2:46 pm
A law should mandate that when a person is convicted of animal cruelty he should be incarcerated and psychoanalyzed. I think there is a chance that a person who, is cruel to animals, is suffering from Mental Illness.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Friday February 21, 2014, 3:00 pm
I have only a few words to describe this person. "You are sick!"
 

Miia Suuronen (13)
Friday February 21, 2014, 3:02 pm
Toivottavasti rangaistus on pitkä ja tuskainen.
 

gabriele jefferson (147)
Friday February 21, 2014, 3:08 pm
noted, posted on FB & Twitter & Google Thx
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday February 21, 2014, 3:11 pm
Good. I hope he gets five years.
 

Ilona V. (0)
Friday February 21, 2014, 3:38 pm
They should rot in hell
 

Gabriela Baldaia (93)
Friday February 21, 2014, 3:46 pm
I don't understand how can someone do such a thing !!
 

Kate Kenner (202)
Friday February 21, 2014, 3:46 pm
Animal cruelty-it was attempted murder. The standards for humans and animals are so different. I would ask why but I know the answer-they are mere animals and we are the sacred species. I'm glad they caught them although the punishment will never fit the crime and they will never learn about the true wings called animals. They are mere human animals-the dangerous one.s
 

Muriel Servaege (39)
Friday February 21, 2014, 4:09 pm
I'm glad he got caught and I hope he'll get the maximum sentence.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday February 21, 2014, 4:49 pm
Too bad they can't be shot in the head.
 

Shelli S. (317)
Friday February 21, 2014, 4:55 pm
(LOL) @ Nelson Good! Hit them heavy, no less than 5 years in prison
 

Anne K. (128)
Friday February 21, 2014, 4:58 pm
Seeing any living being suffer distresses me, but in cases like this, I actually think I could take a pellet gun and shoot the perpetrators in the face and head until they need to have their eyes removed. That is what they deserve and the only thing they will understand. Eye injuries are extremely painful, and now the innocent cat has only one eye. It's outrageous that the attorney thinks people are overreacting. Let this happen to him or his loved ones and see how he feels.
 

Shelli S. (317)
Friday February 21, 2014, 4:59 pm
No one gives a crap what this lawyer thinks, would he say the same thing, if he way shot in the head? Lawyers are a huge PROBLEM in this country
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (222)
Friday February 21, 2014, 5:09 pm
NOTED! THIS SICKO NEEDS TO BE CAUGHT AND QUICKLY SHOT!
 

Sheri Schongold (6)
Friday February 21, 2014, 5:27 pm
Now that we have them, let's spray them with at least 17 pellets each, and forget to remove the pellets.
 

Nimue P. (230)
Friday February 21, 2014, 6:45 pm
People are sickening.
 

iveta cer (71)
Friday February 21, 2014, 6:49 pm
Sick bastards !!!! Both of them should be tide up on tree and shoot them with pellet gun !!! Poor cat :((((
 

Jeremy S. (2)
Friday February 21, 2014, 8:05 pm
O don't know why anyone would want to shoot a cat! (Well, actually, I know several people who don't like cats, but to shoot one is further than even they would go. My point is that it's cruel and unjust to pick on people smaller than you, and similarly, it is cruel and unkind to shoot a small animal. (Never mind my position on firearms.)
 

Linda P. (0)
Friday February 21, 2014, 8:13 pm
Sick POS. I think an eye for eye would be fair to do to those scums that could hurt this innocent victim. We don't need lowlifes like this walking around the streets.
 

. (3)
Friday February 21, 2014, 9:49 pm
Cats always seem to be a target for teenagers and in this case young men to try out their guns! I hope they get the maximum penalty to stop anyone else from doing the same. Poor cats, I hope they survive and have homes.
 

Sylvie A. (136)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 3:53 am
J'espère maintenant qu'ils seront jugés en conséquence.
 

Connie Palladini (85)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 5:19 am
Disgusting pieces of trash!!!
Have them shot!!!
 

Ruth S. (314)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 5:30 am
They should get the same fate they gave that innocent kitty!
 

Kamia T. (66)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 10:22 am
I"m glad they were caught, but based on the attorney's comments, it is likely they will receive very light sentences, and be back out to keep destroying more and more until it's a human that seems like a good target. Disgusting!
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 6:12 pm
Glad they caught ... hope they are punished to the max.
 

Dianne D. (455)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 9:20 pm
Useless humans. Hope Canada adopts gun control. People like this, who have no regard for life are people who shouldn't have guns. Hope Canada adopts a new law that makes those who abuse and mames an animal hold them responsible financially for the animals medical care and for their care for the rest of the animals life,
 

Shan D. (49)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 12:28 am
Canada does have gun control, but it doesn't go far enough.
 

Latonya W. (83)
Wednesday March 5, 2014, 4:14 pm
Good!!!!!!!!!!!!! freaking DEVILS!
 

Edgar Zuim (48)
Saturday March 8, 2014, 4:41 am
Whoever commits cruelty to animals, have a pact with the devil or else is a moron.
 
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