Posted: Sep 7, 2012 12:12 PM
Updated: Sep 7, 2012 12:49 PM
A Lawrence County man is charged with animal cruelty after police say he stomped a cat to death.
James Lewis, 33, of Louisa is facing first-degree animal cruelty charges. According to the Paintsville Herald, police say Lewis went into a house without permission August 25 and took an adult cat allegedly belonging to the family there.
Witnesses say Lewis claimed it was his and left, later stomping it to death.