Calgary man charged with multiple animal cruelty offences

Jul 18 2019, 4:41 pm

A Calgary man has been arrested and charged after his cat was found dead by Calgary Police Service officers.

According to a CPS release, police responded to reports of an “animal-related complaint” at around 9 pm on Tuesday, July 16, arriving at a home on the 6200 block of 17th Avenue to find a deceased cat.

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The owner of the cat was taken into custody shortly after, and the release states that CCTV footage of the scene is under review.

The man, 63-year-old Wayne Hudson, has since been charged on one count to kill, maim, wound, or poison a domestic cat, and another count of unlawfully causing pain or suffering.

Hudson is expected to appear in court on July 31.