Aggravated cat cruelty is a felony

Aggravated cat cruelty is a felony in Colorado. A man who shot his wife's cat with a .22 rifle to get even has admitted it and pleaded guilty to felony. A felony is a serious crime. This crime was aggravated because he needlessly killed an animal.

Cat and animal cruelty laws Colorado
See the legislation.

The punishment is severe I am personally pleased to see. The minimum jail sentence is 1 year and the maximum is 3 years as at the date of this post. Laws change.

Aggravated cat cruelty is not a felony in all the states of America. The legislation differs.

USA cat and animal cruelty laws
See an introduction to the laws relating to animal cruelty in the USA plus other countries for comparison.


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