PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Shocking video shot by a 12-year-old girl shows her father abusing the family cat, police say, with allegations of much worse off camera.
James Fiengo was arrested Tuesday for hurting the family cat, Joey. Fiengo, of 400 Airoso Blvd., also is accused of abusing Daisy, a female German shepherd, according to a Port St. Lucie police report.
Port St. Lucie Animal Control learned of the abuse from Fiengo's wife, who showed animal control the video taken by their 12-year-old daughter. Fiengo is seen squeezing the cat's head and twisting and pulling the cat's ear...
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