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Luis Santana (credit: Waterbury Police Department)

Polly Want A Rap Sheet? Conn. Man Arrested For Hurling Bird At Cops

Waterbury police were responding to a report of a fight on Orange Street Tuesday night when they saw a shirtless man, identified as 32-year-old Luis Santana, running away and holding a white parrot.

10/17/2013

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4 Months In Jail For Man Who Hurled Girlfriend’s Cat From Balcony

A Staten Island man has been sentenced to four months in jail, after hurling his girlfriend’s cat from an eighth-floor apartment balcony – killing the pet.

04/29/2013

Suffolk County Animal House

Up To 150 Animals Found In Medford Home

The owner has voluntarily surrendered the animals and they are now being removed from the home, Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said.

04/02/2013

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Man Arrested, Accused Of Bludgeoning Stray Cat With Tire Iron

Authorities have arrested a New York City man on allegations he bludgeoned a stray cat to death with a tire iron that he pulled from his car.

03/18/2012