Two teenage girls in Wichita Falls, Texas are accused of torturing a helpless kitten to death and proudly posting the video to social media. In the sickening video, which is too graphic to watch, one girl records with her camera as the other stabs the kitten in the head with a large knife as the kitten struggles to get away from his tormentor. Later, the same girl is seem slamming a plastic bag containing the kitten to the floor, then cutting open the still moving kitten.
This act of horrendous cruelty and the video evidence are disturbing enough on their own without taking into account that a couple of children committed this crime. Anyone so young who is capable of such violence is obviously a danger to society and this could be a glimpse into these kids' violent and depraved futures. Don't let this violent act be disregarded.
Studies have repeatedly shown, and the FBI and other law enforcement agencies agree, that a person who commits cruelty to animals very often moves on to commit acts of violence against people, especially when the cruelty to animals goes unpunished. Please help us ensure that the district attorney handles this case with the seriousness it deserves by promoting the message that this kind of heinous act should be punished to the fullest extent of the law.
Please make a quick and polite call and sign our letter to the Wichita Falls District Attorney asking her to handle this case with the seriousness it deserves.
1) Please make a brief and polite phone call to Maureen Shelton, Criminal District Attorney.
You can simply say:
"Please ensure the horrendous crime committed against the helpless kitten is handled with the seriousness it deserves. Studies have repeatedly shown, and the FBI and other law enforcement agencies agree, that a person who commits cruelty to animals very often moves on to commit acts of violence against people. These children may have been abused and I want you to perform a thorough psychiatric evaluation on the girls and undertake a welfare check on their home situations."
2) Send our letter by filling in the fields on this page.
Justice and Remedy for Kitten Killed by Teens
Dear [Decision Maker],
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]
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