Ontario police investigating after viral video of boy throwing cat

Ebony Scott
December 5, 2017

The graphic video originally was posted on Snapchat but has been shared thousands of times on Twitter by angry viewers. His name is being withheld from the public due to his age.

"The kitten survived the incident, but did suffer an injured leg", the agency said in a press release.

Earlier on Twitter, the Ontario police department had announced that the cat had a fractured leg, "but is going to be ok". "I just want him to know he hurt a victim that can't defend itself", she said.

COPS are investigating after a disturbing video appeared on social media showing a teen flinging a cat into the street.

But outrage over the incident hasn't been restricted to California.

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The video provoked a strong reaction from social media users, with many angry at the actions depicted in the video. The teenager, who has been identified as Charlie, drew a lot of backlash online from animal rights activists and people with a conscience in general, demanding Charlie receives some sort of punishment for his inhumane behavior.

Spots is expected to recover from his injury. "The Inland Valley Humane Society is assisting with the investigating and care of the injured animal".

One resident says he knows the suspect and believes drugs may be involved.

"I know who he is but I don't know his name", neighbor Oscar Ramos told CBSLA.

The cat is named Spots, its owner tells NBC Los Angeles. They think they're cool.

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