Kids who tased kitten, posted video face cruelty charges
Two youngsters posted a video of themselves tasing a kitten on Snapchat. Officers say they could face animal cruelty costs.(Supply: WAWS/WFOX/WJAX/Snapchat/Nassau County Animal Providers)
JACKSONVILLE, FL (WAWS/WFOX/WJAX/CNN) – Police are in search of two youngsters which are seen on a Snapchat video utilizing a taser on a kitten. The video is now on the middle of an animal cruelty investigation in Nassau County.
“To see an animal who’s innocent and has not finished something to be handled that means, it’s simply merciless,” stated Nassau County Commissioner Justin Taylor.
The video exhibits two youngsters utilizing a taser on a kitten after which laughing as soon as it will get zapped.
Officers have situated the neighborhood the place they consider the video was taken, they usually have been driving round since Thursday, the day the video was despatched to police, looking for the youngsters concerned and the kitten that was harm.
Neighbor Michelle Higham stated she is in disbelief.
“Who was standing there videoing this? That’s the opposite query. Who would permit youngsters to do that and assume it’s humorous?” Higham stated. “The injury is completed not solely bodily however mentally to the cat.”
Nassau County Animal Providers Director Timothy Maguire stated individuals have come ahead figuring out the youngsters within the video.
“Hopefully, they’ll have the ability to find them and cost them with animal cruelty,” Maguire stated.
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