Richford, N.Y. — A Richford man was arrested on June 29 and accused of killing his neighbor’s cat.

Joseph F. Kral, 32, was charged with felony aggravated cruelty to animals after stomping on a cat’s head, according to the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.

Kral was scheduled to appear in front of Justice Peggy Anderson at the Richford Town Court on July 7 after being issued an appearance ticket.

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