Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Pet store worker charged with animal cruelty
The Orlando Sentinel reports that a pet store worker in Boynton Beach was arrested and charged with animal cruelty over the weekend. According to the police account, the worker chased two teenage customers around the store with a mouse and slammed it into the wall until it stopped moving. From the article: "He also threw the mouse at her and asked the girls whether they wanted to see him break a rabbit's neck, according to his arrest affidavit. The girls became upset and bought the rabbit to prevent it from being killed, according to police reports."