Man tells po­lice he killed a cat

Los Angeles Times - - OBITUARIES - — Veron­ica Rocha

A Tuolumne County man was ar­rested over the week­end af­ter he al­legedly grabbed a cat by the tail and slammed it into the ground, killing it, po­lice said Mon­day.

The man­ager of a Sonora apart­ment com­plex called po­lice Fri­day af­ter watch­ing sur­veil­lance cam­era footage of the in­ci­dent, the Sonora Po­lice Depart­ment said.

In an in­ter­view with po­lice, Spencer Morse, 19, of Sonora, ad­mit­ted killing the cat. He told of­fi­cers that another cat had bit­ten him on the fin­ger ear­lier and that he drove to the apart­ment com­plex want­ing to find and harm a cat.

He was ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of felony an­i­mal cru­elty.

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