Location: Gisborne, AU (NZ)
Jan 1, 2010 - Gisborne, AU (NZ)
Convicted: 5 kittens fed to owner's dog
Sentence: A Gisborne man who fed five live kittens to his dog has been jailed for seven months.
Te Ahu Aaron Mankelow, 31, was sentenced in Gisborne District Court this afternoon after earlier admitting five counts of willfully ill-treating an animal.
As well as the prison term, the judge banned Mankelow from owning or caring for animals for 10 years.