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A Kentucky man is accused of throwing a cat into a wood-burning stove.

Kentucky State Police say Rex Hinton of Baxter was in an argument with his wife and threatening to kill himself when he grabbed the family's cat and threw it into the stove and slammed the door. The cat was killed.

Hinton was given a mental evaluation, then arrested and charged with torturing an animal. He is being held int he Harlan County Detention Center.

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