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Florida woman Christa Thistle throws cat into river, charged with animal cruelty


A Florida woman was arrested soon after allegedly tossing a caged cat into a river in the course of a fight with her ex-boyfriend previous week, authorities explained.

Christa Thistle, 53, is accused of throwing the animal, which was in a crate, in a waterway at the Riverwood Park Campground in Oak Hill on Thursday after feuding with her ex over him not shifting out of their RV swift ample, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office environment said on Facebook.

Christa Thistle was charged with animal cruelty and easy assault soon after she allegedly introduced her ex-boyfriend’s cat, Stanley, into a Florida river.
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Stanley the Cat was submerged underwater for "up to 20 seconds."
Stanley the Cat was submerged underwater for “up to 20 seconds.”
Volusia County Sheriff’s Office
Volusia Sheriff's Office footage shows the crate Stanley was being held in when Thistle allegedly threw him in the river.
Volusia Sheriff’s Business footage demonstrates the crate Stanley was getting held in when Thistle allegedly threw him in the river.
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The person jumped into the river and rescued the cat, named Stanley, who was submerged for up to 20 seconds, according to the sheriff’s office environment.

When deputies arrived, Stanley was soaked and shivering, but if not appeared to be in superior problem.

Thistle was billed with animal cruelty.



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