State police: Man killed cat because 'he was annoyed' by animal

<p>State police say a man from Oxford killed a cat he thought was a stray because &quot;he was annoyed&quot; by the animal.</p>

News 12 Staff

Jan 23, 2018, 11:07 AM

Updated 2,318 days ago

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State police: Man killed cat because 'he was annoyed' by animal
State police say a man from Oxford killed a cat he thought was a stray because "he was annoyed" by the animal.
According to police, Craig Middendorf, 48, shot the cat, which actually belonged to his neighbor.
Police seized a rifle from Middendorf.
He's facing animal cruelty and firearms charges and is due in court in Derby on Feb. 5.


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