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Unity man charged in cat's fatal shooting on road

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Thursday, July 8, 2010

State police have filed charges of cruelty to animals against a Unity man accused of shooting and killing a cat owned by an area couple.

Michael Joseph Spychalski, 60, of 410 Marguerite Road, shot and killed a 1-year-old female cat owned by Robert and Cynthia Pische, both 51, about 11:45 a.m. June 18 along the road, according to state police Trooper Kim Zubovic.

Spychalski also faces charges of reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct, Zubovic said. Charges were filed in the office of Unity District Judge Michael Mahady.

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