Disgusting story of the day: a sick, moronic Texas veterinarian shoots a cat through the head with an arrow, then brags about it on her Facebook page.
I guess her assault rifle wasn't available.
Fortunately, she was fired. Maybe she will have her license suspended.
The story from Digital Journal:
A veterinarian in Texas has been fired after posting a disturbing photo of herself holding a dead cat with an arrow through its head. She boasted about shooting the cat and joked she was the 'Vet of the Year' for doing so.
Kristen Lindsey, 31, of Brenham, Texas was a veterinarian at the Washington Animal Clinic when she stalked an orange cat in her backyard with a bow and arrow and shot it dead through the head.She posted the photo of her holding the dead cat on Facebook. She boasted of the kill and said it was a feral cat, which it was not. It was a family's cat named Tiger, one that had been missing for two weeks. A video was posted online of a cat on a tractor on a farm and the poster said it was the one Lindsey killed, but there's no confirmation it is the same cat.This is what Lindsey wrote alongside the photo she posted: "My first bow kill...lol. The only good feral tomcat is one with an arrow through it's head. Vet of the year award...gladly accepted."
Later, she posted a joke about how she would not be fired for having killed the cat: "And no I did not lose my job," she wrote the second time. "Psshh. Like someone would get rid of me. I'm awesome."
However, as soon as the Washington Animal Clinic heard about the photo and took a look at it, they fired her. Not only did they fire Lindsey but they also roundly condemned her for such a cruel act, making it clear that she won't be welcome back.
"We are absolutely appalled, shocked, upset, and disgusted by this conduct," the clinic wrote on their Facebook page. "We have parted ways with Ms. Lindsey. We do not allow such conduct and we condemn it in the strongest possible manner.
"Please know that when informed of this we responded swiftly and appropriately and please do not impute this awful conduct to the Washington Animal Clinic or any of its personnel."
The now-disgraced vet has also been condemned by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and by Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes, who said he would "get to the bottom of it and get the truth, one-hundred percent truth, and get it to the DA and put it in his hands if it needs to go any further."
So though the veterinarian who seems not to care much for cats has not yet been charged for killing Tiger, she may soon be. Meanwhile, a Facebook page called 'Justice for Cat Murdered By Kristen Lindsey' has 17,964 likes and counting.
Maybe Lindsey will learn some kindness and compassion, as well as the difference between 'it's' and 'its'.
“We need, in a special way, to work twice as hard to help people understand that the animals are fellow creatures, that we must protect them and love them as we love ourselves.” ― César Chávez