ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A 21-year-old man is facing allegations that he killed his girlfriend's pet cat during an argument last October.
Police said Tyrell Griffin, of the 11000 block of Jerries Lane, in Florissant, was engaged in an argument with his girlfriend when he grabbed the kitten and threw it against the wall. He then fled from the St. Charles apartment.
The cat was rushed to an animal hospital, where it died a short time later.
Griffin was charged with misdemeanor animal abuse.