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Kitten Killer Sentenced To One 12 months Behind Bars

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Individuals actually can do the worst issues. And typically the individuals who commit atrocities get what they deserve. At the very least partly.

A convicted animal abuser is spending a 12 months behind bars after he killed one kitten and injured one other.

An arrest warrant was issued for Andrew Gibbs of Fort Wayne, IN, after it was suspected he killed his roommate’s kitten and injured the opposite.

Garan Galbreath reported being unable to seek out his two cats, 2-month-old April and Four-month-old Mei, upon returning dwelling from work at some point. He’d left Gibbs within the residence they shared and the 27-year-old had been drunk when Garan left for work. He feared issues weren’t proper with these two circumstances.

After a search of the residence, Garan discovered Gibbs handed out and Mei was within the doorway to his room. Simply mendacity there, the little cat’s mouth was bloody. When questioned why the cat was injured, Gibbs mentioned he knew nothing about it. April was nonetheless nowhere to be discovered.

Police investigated the scene and found April’s physique in a brown bag thrown inside a garbage can outdoors. A veterinarian termed April’s deadly damage as a blunt power trauma, not unintended in nature. A necropsy confirmed the kitten’s accidents have been inflicted on objective.

Mei was taken to the vet and ultimately recovered from her accidents.

With reference to Gibbs, Garan advised ABC21, “I simply need him to be arrested and put behind bars. He must – He has a historical past of doing this, he’s had assaults towards different folks. He must be locked up.”

Discovered Responsible and Sentenced

Gibbs was discovered responsible of the animal abuse costs towards him and Allen County Decide Wendy Davis handed down his sentencing:

2 years for torturing/mutilating a vertebrate animal, with 1 12 months suspended
1 12 months for an animal cruelty cost
$250 in restitution
Lack of animal proudly owning privileges, with an deal with on file for shock visits by Animal Care and Management officers

The sentences are to be served concurrently, which suggests Gibbs will spend a 12 months in jail.

Justice Served?

Whereas cat lovers definitely imagine Gibbs might do with longer in jail, at the least he acquired some jail time. Many animal abusers skip out on punishment as they’re by no means caught. Within the case of Gibbs, it’s a reduction to see a person who can so cruelly abuse and kill animals go to jail.

To Mr. Gibson’s former roommate, we’re so sorry in your loss. Thanks for reporting this animal abusing prison and in search of justice for April and Mei.


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  • Adam Johanson

    Adam Johanson is an animal lover and a blogger at Panelpets. He writes regularly regarding pets and how to take care of them, as well as general news stories about animals. When he isn't writing, Adam can usually be found playing with his two dogs or cuddling his cat.