Queens man charged in abuse of his cat
BY ETHAN ROUEN
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
A Queens man who claimed he tripped over his fluffy cat was arrested Wednesday for stomping the feline repeatedly with cowboy boots, ASPCA officials said.
Christakis Panayi, 38, broke the jaw, three ribs and a hind leg of Atosa, his 7-month-old white Persian, on May 6, investigators said.
An investigation by ASPCA Officer Paul Lai showed that the injuries to the cat could only have resulted from an extensive beating, and Panayi later admitted his guilt, the ASPCA said.
He was charged with felony animal cruelty.
May this cretin suffer a similar fate in prison.