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Kitten dies after woman uses animal as weapon in domestic dispute: Ontario police

A kitten is dead and a woman is facing charges after a verbal argument between a couple turned violent in Kingston, Ont., police say.

Police were contacted at roughly 4 a.m. Saturday for a report of intimate partner violence at a home in the city’s west end.

Investigators say a man and woman were arguing when the woman threatened the man, then grabbed their small kitten and hit him in the chest with the kitten multiple times. Police say the woman then threw the kitten at the man.

“The cruelty to the kitten resulted in its death,” police said in a statement released on Friday.

She then allegedly threw other items at the man, at which point police say he left the residence.

A 57-year-old Kingston woman is facing assault, animal cruelty and breach of recognize changes.

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