(KMOV) – A man faces charges after police say he purposely killed his girlfriend’s cat in Kirkwood in late August.
Ryan Banning, 23, was charged Monday with felony animal abuse.
According to police, Banning on Aug. 25 slapped his girlfriend’s cat in the head and grabbed it by the neck before throwing it.
Police say he later admitted to the crime.
His bond was set at $5,000.