Woman arrested for throwing cat from moving vehicle

Woman arrested for throwing cat from moving vehicle
(Source: KFVS)

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Kennett police arrested a woman Wednesday after they saw her throw a cat out of a moving vehicle.

Just before 2 p.m., while traveling in the 600-block of West Seventh Street, officers reported seeing a passenger in a vehicle throw something out of the window.

It was a small cat, according to a social media post by the Kennett Police Department.

Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested 18-year-old Jennifer Gonzalez of Kennett on suspicion of animal cruelty.

She was later released on a municipal court summons.

Officers located the cat, which they said was not hurt, and released it to a new owner.

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