Kitten Tossed from Car Window, Authorities Seek Suspect

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case of a kitten thrown from a car window on Long Island.

    Roy Gross, chief of the Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, called the June 8 incident in Amityville "a horrible act of animal cruelty."

    The 9-week-old black kitten, named Beetle, suffered broken legs.

    Gross tells Newsday that the male cat was treated at the North Shore Animal League in Port Washington and is recovering with a foster family.

    The suspect could face felony animal cruelty charges.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.