Long Island Man Charged with Animal Abandonment After Trapping 17-Year-Old Cat

LINDENHURST, N.Y. – A Long Island man has been charged with animal abandonment after trapping a 17-year-old cat named Toby in Lindenhurst, New York, and abandoning the feline near the Marina in West Islip. The cat was found by a Good Samaritan and eventually reunited with its owner unharmed, Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross announced Tuesday. The accused, Thomas Scaccia, allegedly trapped Toby and left him near the marina before being arrested on Dec. …

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