Cambridgeshire man banned from keeping animals for 15 years after causing suffering to a kitten

A man has been banned from keeping animals for 15 years after being found guilty of causing suffering to a kitten.

Friday, 11th October 2019, 4:11 pm
Peterborough Magistrates' Court

James Callaby (22) of Tindall Close, Wisbech was also given a suspended sentence at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court, after he was convicted last month.

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The court heard the black kitten, named Lola, had suffered blunt force trauma to the side of the head.

Callaby was given a 24 week sentence, suspended for 18 months, and ordered to take part in a Rehabilitation Activity Requirement for 30 days. He was also given unpaid work of 120 hours, and ordered to pay a Victim surcharge £115 and costs £620.

Callaby cannot apply to terminate the 15 year ban on him keeping animals for at least five years.