Rochester Woman Allegedly Throws Kitten Off Balcony

Posted at: 09/12/2013 10:29 AM

(ABC 6 News) - A Rochester woman is facing possible animal cruelty charges after she threw her roommate’s kitten off the balcony of their apartment.

Rochester Police say the incident started when the woman and her male roommate got into a fight. The man allegedly hit the woman several times in the face. She then threw several items at him as he left the apartment.

Police say that’s when she threw her roommate's kitten over the balcony.

When officers arrived her roomate was standing outside near his injured pet. The kitten was bleeding from the face and struggling to breathe.

The pet was taken to the local animal hospital.

The male is facing possible domestic assault charges.