A Cameron County man has been charged for shooting and killing a cat.

Police say 39-year-old Preston Clingan of Emporium trapped, and killed a cat with a bb gun on September 13 on Arrowhead Lane.

In addition to aggravated cruelty to animals charges, he’s also facing corruption of minors charges for allegedly trying to get his kids to shoot it, and throw it in a creek.

He’s also charged with cruelty to animals and criminal mischief. The cat belonged to a 56-year-old woman who lived in Emporium.