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Man charged after cat mauled to death by dog in Walsall

Still image of the cat from the CCTV Image copyright RSPCA
Image caption Previously, the cat's owner released CCTV footage of the attack

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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