Officers from the Guardia Civil have arrested a 77 year old man for clubbing a cat to death in a Street in the Murcia town of San Pedro del Pinatar.

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Neighbours photographed the horrific scene and reported the incident to the Guardia Civil.

The man reports that the cat, without warning, had attacked man´s pigeons in his home.

The man, a Spanish resident of the town, was brought before the courts in San Javier and, thanks to stricter laws relating to animal abuse, now faces between 6 and 18 months in prison on a charge of animal abuse.

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