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The Prosecutor requests eight months in prison for killing neighbor´s cats


Criminal Court no. 1 of Albacete has found a 91 year old man guilty for killing four cats which belonged to his neighbor. According to the Prosecutor, between January and February 2011, the man presumably shot the animals with a compressed air rifle, while they were in his neighbor´s patio.
The Prosecutor has requested a sentence of eight months in prison for the defendant, as the presumed perpetrator for the continued crime of animal abuse, as well as the obligation to pay the animals´ owner for their market value and 1000 Euros more for moral damages.

Source: Onda Cero

keys Animal Law, Animal Welfare , Cat , Siamese

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