A College of Tennessee soccer participant is being investigated by police for animal abuse after allegedly injuring one different pupil’s cat.
Knoxville police confirmed to native tv station WBIR that they’ve opened an investigation into junior linebacker Aaron Beasley after a female pupil claimed he badly hurt her six-month-old kitten, although no costs have been filed.
The cat’s proprietor mentioned in a GoFundMe put up that she received right here dwelling Thursday to hunt out her cat, named Nugget, “beneath a dresser and never letting anybody contact him,” together with that he “screamed” when picked up and “couldn’t stroll,” resulting in a go to to an animal hospital.
“Come to seek out out my roommate’s boyfriend had hit and kicked him, locked him in the bathroom bowl, and held him the other way up by his tail,” the GoFundMe submit acknowledged. “We rushed Nugget to the emergency room and he has mind harm and can now have a tough time strolling, he has a bleeding hemorrhage on his kidney induced from inner bleeding from being kicked, clots in his bladder, and he’s at the moment in an oxygen tank.”
The GoFundMe internet web page had raised better than $4,400 as of Monday morning.
“My coronary heart is completely damaged for [Nugget] and I simply need my child to be okay and to cease animal cruelty,” the cat’s proprietor added throughout the fundraiser submit. “I believe it’s ridiculous I’m having to make this however that is what it has come to.”
Beasley appeared in eight video video games for Tennessee in 2020, completely on explicit teams and as a reserve linebacker, nevertheless the Georgia native is projected to be a doable starter in 2021.