A man has been charged after a cat was mauled to death by a dog.
Police arrested a man an address in Walsall about the attack in Pelsall, on 23 October.
Amos Price, 30, was charged with acting or causing an animal to be cruelly ill-treated and is due before Walsall magistrates on Thursday.
Ch Supt Andy Parsons said it was a "horrifying act of cruelty on an innocent animal" and the cat's owner said he was "very upset".
Anyone with further information over what happened is asked to get in touch with police.
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