Punish Man Who Allegedly Amputated Kittens’ Tails for Revenge

Target: Brad King, District Attorney for Marion County, Florida

Goal: Demand that the man who allegedly cut five kittens’ tails off as an act of revenge receive the maximum penalty by law.

Five kittens reportedly had their tails cut off with a pair of garden scissors in a horrific act of abuse. The suspect allegedly committed this cruelty as revenge against his neighbor, who owned the kittens. Demand justice for these innocent kittens.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office arrested 68-year-old James Steele Reid after he reportedly cut the tails off of his neighbor’s kittens. Per a witness, Reid grabbed a pair of garden scissors and some iodine before telling his coworker of his plan to cut the kittens’ tails off.  The witness also reported seeing Reid exit the barn with the tails in his hands. Per a coworkers account, Reid stated that he wanted his neighbor to “look at those cats and think of him” after he and the neighbor had a verbal altercation.

The kittens’ condition is unreported. Reid has been charged with animal cruelty and he has posted bond. Sign below and demand that Reid receive the maximum penalty by law, if convicted.


Dear District Attorney King,

Five four-week-old kittens reportedly had their tails amputated in a shocking case of animal cruelty. The suspect reportedly got into an argument with the kittens’ owner and stated that he wanted the owner to “look at those cats and think of him.” We demand justice for these poor kittens.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office charged James Steele Reid with animal cruelty after he allegedly cut the tails off of five kittens. Per a witness, Reid entered the barn with a pair of garden scissors and iodine and later exited the barn holding five tails. A coworker told deputies that Reid and the kittens’ owner had a verbal altercation not long before the amputation. Police reports showed that anesthetic was not used during the amputation and the wounds were not stitched afterwards.

This horrific cruelty must be punished. We demand that you seek the maximum penalty in this case.


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Photo Credit: Marion County Sheriff’s Office

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  1. cut off this guys balls with scissors! an eye for an eye

  2. What a douchbag

  3. Some people just need a good boot to the face

  4. If I were the neighbour…he would fear me !Ass Whimp ! !POS!!!I say give him the same

  5. Good thing he doesn’t live around here. He would regret this crap instantly!

  6. This sick psychopath MUST BE severely punished for such cruelty. He is a danger to other animals and humans.
    No one should cause such significant suffering, especially, to innocent helpless babies–without significant long-term felony charges and prison time! He is a barbaric monster!

  7. Barton Dixon says:

    “If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.” Albert Einstein
    “Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character; and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.” Authur Schopenhauer
    “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” St. Francis of Assisi

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