LAKE HELEN, Fla. - A Lake Helen man who admitted to police that he shot his neighbor's cats because they were leaving droppings in his yard has been arrested for felony animal cruelty.
Andrew Straley, 34, told officers he often shot at the cats with a pellet gun but was not trying to kill them, only scare them, according to a police report.
One of the wounded cats was euthanized Monday because its owners could not afford the surgery needed to remove a pellet lodged in its abdomen and treat its broken knee. Another cat, which was either shot or caught in an animal trap, had most of its tail amputated by a veterinarian...
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Via Billy Corben