Hamilton man left pet cat to die after hurling animal off the bottom in a match of rage

A merciless yob has admitted leaving his cat to die after he hurled the defenceless animal off the bottom in a match of rage.

Brendan Marshall, 21, screamed that ‘f*****g cat has p****d’ in every single place’ earlier than he grabbed his pet by the scruff of the neck.

He then launched the cat out of his lounge into the hallway.

The pet let loose a loud ‘miaow’ because it hit the bottom however then lay ‘lifeless’ on the ground at his house in Hamilton, Lanarkshire.

Callous Marshall then left his pet mendacity and went to mattress together with his associate. However when she awoke she discovered the injured animal was nonetheless mendacity in agony and a vet was phoned.

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The couple went to the surgical procedure the place they had been informed the cat had suffered a head damage and had hypertension. Regardless of one of the best effort of the vet it was put down and police had been known as in.

When he was charged, Marshall replied: “I am sorry.”

Marshall appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court docket and admitted inflicting the cat pointless struggling in April this yr.

He now faces a prolonged ban from conserving animals.

Depute fiscal Caitlin McAllister stated: “The accused was inside the home together with his associate the place he grew to become offended and stood up shouting ‘that f*****g cat has p****d in every single place’.

“He then proceeded to seize the cat by the scruff of the neck and threw it from the lounge into the hallway.

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“The cat made a ‘miaow’ noise because it landed on the ground and the accused and his associate seen it grew to become virtually lifeless with solely its eyes transferring.

“The next morning the accused’s associate known as the vet and was suggested to convey the cat instantly.”

The prosecutor added: “The vet examined the cat which confirmed it had hypertension and was affected by a head damage.

“The cat was required to be put down.

“Police then attended on the vet surgical procedure and the accused was cautioned and charged.”

Jackson Bateman, defending, stated: “He totally understands and accepts {that a} banning order will possible be imposed on this case.”

Sheriff Louise Gallacher deferred sentence on Marshall till July for studies and continued bail.

She added: “By way of the grave nature of this offence, there’s a very excessive likelihood you may be given a deprivation order which is able to ban you from conserving animals sooner or later.”


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