POLICE: Kinston man kills family cat

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – A man was put behind bars after officers say they uncovered that he killed the family pet.

The Kinston Police Department says officers were called to a domestic disturbance.

When they got there, officials say officers met 35-year-old Phong Nguyen.

Officers say they discovered Nguyen had killed the family’s cat during the affair.

Police say Nguyen was arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty.

Nguyen was put in the Lenoir County jail under a secured bond.