Anger, pleas for change posted on Web after death of cat in microwave in Alberta
“The disregard for the life of the animal, it was so cruel”
- Anger and threats erupted on the Internet over the weekend as people reacted to charges against four young people who allegedly broke into an Alberta house and cooked the family's cat to death in a microwave.
One Facebook group with more than 50 members asked that the teens involved - one aged 13, the other three 15 - be prosecuted as adults.
"I think we should start to make a better example out of these things that are happening so that other people will think twice before doing something like this," Laura Westgate, who started the group, said in a telephone interview. Read more
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Alberta Beach, Canada
#1 Jan 8, 2008
i have to fully agree with Laura Westgate. these teens should have more than just a slap on the wrist. obviously the laws that we currently have in place do nothing to deter today's teens.
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