Alliance man pleads guilty to killing cat

Alliance man pleads guilty to killing cat

STARK COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - An Alliance man pled guilty Wednesday to throwing a cat into a backyard fire pit.

It happened at his home on January 20 and the cat died.

Chad Karka pled guilty to prohibitions concerning companion animals and cruelty to animals.

Karka, 40, tells Alliance police he was drunk at the time of the incident.

While waiting to be sentenced on May 24, Karka must attend one AA meeting a day and is not allowed to own any animals. His dog has already been taken away and is being cared for by a friend.

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