The accused was charged with injuring or endangering an animal under section 445 of the Criminal Code, among a number of other charges. During a violent episode, the accused picked up a cigarette roller and threw it at a kitten, striking the animal, and cutting its lip open.
The accused is sentenced to one year in jail, four months of which are for the section 445 charge, which is being served concurrently with the other sentences. The accused is also subject to probation for two years.
Source: Case Law
Jurisdiction: Newfoundland and Labrador