Atlanta man gets 6 months in jail after kicking cat in disturbing viral video
WGHP / Fulton County
Jamari Davenport, 23, pleaded guilty to a charge of animal cruelty after violently kicking a cat. The cat's body was never recovered, but the animal is presumed dead from the "lethal" force of plummeting to the ground.

via WGHP:

ATLANTA (WGHP) -- A viral video of a man punting a cat landed him behind bars, according to WXIA.

Jamari Davenport, 23, pleaded guilty to a charge of animal cruelty Jan. 13 and was sentenced to jail.

Davenport was sentenced to six months in custody and another six months on probation, WXIA reports The judge also ordered Davenport to complete 240 hours of community service - none of which could be performed in locations with animals or children.

In a July 2018 video that went viral, a man is seen at a gas station kicking a cat like a football as others watch.

Fulton County Senior Assistant Solicitor Laura Janssen said they never found the cat, but experts believe it landed "with such force as to have lethal consequences," according to WXIA.

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