PD: Man Kills Family Cat Because he Was ‘Upset With His Mom’
Glendale, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) -- Glendale police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his mother's cat by "stepping on its neck and breaking its neck," according to the police report. Byron Lee Nosie, 37, faces a felony charge of animal cruelty. Animal cruelty is "committed by intentionally or knowingly subjecting animal to cruel mistreatment. Cruel mistreamment is defined as torturing or otherwise inflicting unnecessary serious physical injury on an animal or to kill an animal in a manner that causes protracted suffering to the animal," according to the police report.