Police in Saitama have arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of violating the animal cruelty law after he killed his pet dog by kicking it and slamming its cage against the floor.
According to police, Toshiyuki Watanabe has admitted to kicking the male three-year-old toy dog twice at his home in Omiya Ward on June 3. His wife reported the incident to the police after the dog was found dead on Monday morning and Watanabe was arrested later that day, Fuji TV reported.
Police said Watanabe told them he kicked the dog twice, then picked up the cage and threw it against the floor. He said he lost his temper because the dog wouldn't stop barking.© Japan Today