Man charged with animal cruelty in death of a kitten


CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A Teenager faces animal cruelty charges in the death of a kitten.

19 year old Jacquez Devin Fields of Dalton was charged Thursday night with aggravated cruelty to animals.

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He told officers that he kicked the kitten, bouncing it off the ceiling.

But investigators believe it looks more like a strangulation.

The case is still under investigation, and Fields is currently being held on a 12-thousand dollar bond.