FERGUS FALLS (KFGO-AM) -- A Fergus Falls man was arrested for allegedly torturing and killing a cat Thursday morning. Police arrested Keith Dement, 26, for felony animal cruelty charges.
According to a police report, Dement was having an argument with a female over the cat in the home. The cat had knocked over a bird cage and made a mess. In the argument, the female told him needed to take better care of the cat. Dement allegedly sharpened a butcher knife and took the cat outside.
Based on witnesses who heard the cat and Dement admitting to officers that he killed the cat cruelly, he was arrested. He showed officers where he had hidden the dead cat.