Police: Man killed brother's cat with knife

August 7, 2010 3:21:27 PM PDT
A southwest suburban man has been arrested after police say he killed his brother's cat with a kitchen knife.Sean Mulcahy, 30, of Homer Glen is charged with one count of aggravated cruelty to animals.

Will County sheriff's police say Mulcahy and his brother had been arguing for several days and that Mulcahy then sent a picture message to his brother showing the dead cat.

If convicted, Mulcahy faces a prison sentence of up to three years or a $25,000 fine.