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5/12/2014 UPDATE! Thanks everyone for signing, the signatures will be delivered this Wednesday, May 14, 2014, so keep sharing the petition!! As for King, here is a wonderful update with some beautiful pictures of this handsome guy.
*UPDATE* Rescuers have caught the cat, who they have named King. King is luckily still alive. He will be taken for further medical exams and hopefully spend his remaining years in a loving home, living up to his namesake. Let's keep signing this petition! Already close to 1,000 signatures in one day, you guys rock! It will be delivered at the end of the week.
"Andre Robinson, 21, is seen laughing as he lures the unsuspecting kitty toward him before he kicks it with full force, sending it flying 20 feet through the air. Video of the vicious May 2 act was posted on Facebook and circulated for several days before cops arrested Robinson on Monday. He has eight prior arrests, including one for knifepoint robbery."
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/cat-flying-kick-heartless-creep-bk-article-1.1780412#ixzz30vyVHW4M
Photograph and abstract courtesy of NY Daily News: Stepansky, Joseph, Rocco Parascandola, Mark Morales, and Ginger Adams Otis. "SEE IT: Helpless Stray Cat Goes Flying after Being Kicked by Heartless Creep in Brooklyn." NY Daily News. N.p., 5 May 2014. Web. 06 May 2014.
5/6/14 4:48pm EST Update: The cat has been caught by rescuers! He is still alive and will be receiving much needed medical attention. Hopefully this situation will have brought him enough fame that he will be adopted into a loving home. Keep signing! Petition will be delivered this week! Thanks, everyone!
To Whom it May Concern,
Thank you for taking the time to address our concern. We, the undersigned, request that animal abuse suspect, Andre Robinson, be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. We would like to see an example made out of this nationwide known case to ensure that this horrific crime never happens again.
Thank you for your time and consideration,
Animal Advocates Everywhere