A MAN has been charged after allegedly killing a cat on the Mid North Coast.
Police were notified yesterday about a social media post relating to the drowning of a stray cat in a garbage bin.
Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District began an investigation into the matter and at about 3.30pm, officers attended a home in Coffs Harbour and arrested a 70-year-old man.
He was taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station and charged with torture, beat and cause death of an animal.
The man has been granted conditional bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday, August 16.
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