Police: At Thanksgiving, a man killed his father’s cat with a pan


Maine police arrested a man accused of frying his father’s cat in a pan on Thanksgiving Day

Bangor Daily News reports that 43-year-old Ryan T. Carleton faces new charges, including cruelty to animals and violations of previous release conditions.

According to the Daily News, the man’s father on Thursday called police in Piscataquis County to report that he had found his cat’s corpse after letting his son stay with him the night before.

Carleton was released on bail after being arrested on charges of stealing his mother’s car.

Former Guilford resident Carleton could not find the address and phone number. It was not immediately clear whether he was represented by a lawyer. It will be held until a court hearing scheduled for Monday.