Jail for girl who put kitten in oven

August 11, 2009 9:45:35 AM PDT
A 14-year-old has pleaded guilty to burglary and animal cruelty for killing a kitten in a 500-degree oven. The New York City Law Department says the girl will spend 18 months in juvenile jail for the May 6 death of the kitten, named Tiger Lily.

Authorities say she and a friend ransacked a Bronx apartment before putting the animal in the oven, where it cried and scratched before dying.

The friend, 17-year-old Cheyenne Cherry, pleaded guilty last month to animal cruelty and attempted burglary. She is expected to get a year in jail when she's sentenced on Sept. 2.

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