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    Man caught on camera killing cat

    NewsAnimal CrueltyMonday 17 October 2011

    A CAT was beaten to death last week in the latest incident of animal cruelty reported in Durban in recent months. The owner of the business had found the dead cat on Thursday last week. 

    A dead cat was found dead last Thursday in Clairwood, South Africa. The owner of the CCTV discovered the feline and while none of his staff took the responsibility for this terrible action, the man viewed the camera footage and identified the culprit. The man that was caught on CCTV footage was beating a cat with a plank until it died. The man claimed that the cat had defecated on his clothes. 

    A case of animal cruelty was opened and police are investigating the incident.If the man is found guilty, he faces up to three years in prison or a fine of up to R60 000. This is the latest in a string of animal cruelty incidents in the province.The SPCA is still investigating the death of a monkey allegedly beaten by students at their residence last month.


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