A man has been criminally charged in connection with the reported beating of a kitten.
The Madison County Sheriff's Office said Friday evening that Gary L. Foster, Junior, 32, of Richmond, had been charged with Torture of a Dog or Cat 1st Offense.
Foster is due in court on September 24th.
A man told investigators that he found the kitten August 13th with shattered bones in its front legs.
He told investigators he thought the kitten had been repeatedly hit with a golf club.
The kitten was given the name, "Lucky."