Atlanta man gets 6 months in jail after kicking cat in disturbing viral video 01/16/2020 9:23 am PST Comments WGHP / Fulton County 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. MORE: Man sentenced to jail after punting cat in disturbing viral video - WGHP Man seen on viral video kicking cat like a football sentenced to jail - WXIA #AnimalCruelty #Atlanta #Georgia #WGHP Related Stories New Mexico man accused of force-feeding meth to his cat Man was 'fishing' for cats with hooks baited with meat: SPCA Man charged with mutilating, decapitating cat in Arby's bathroom Woman accused of throwing cat off 17th floor balcony Man arrested for allegedly strangling ex-girlfriend's kitten Man arrested after allegedly beating cat on hood of patrol vehicle Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.