Man Sentenced to Jail for Kicking Cat Like Football

March 1, 2012 Updated Mar 1, 2012 at 1:31 PM EDT

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Man Sentenced to Jail for Kicking Cat Like Football

March 1, 2012 Updated Mar 1, 2012 at 1:31 PM EDT

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, a 22-year-old Illinois man was sentenced to 90 days in jail earlier this week after a judge found him guilty of animal cruelty for kicking a cat like a football.

According to the Sun-Times report, police saw the man take a running start and kick the cat. The man then raised his arms in the same manner used to signify a good field goal in football.

Read the Sun-Times story HERE.