A Dansville man was taken into custody after a burglary in Livingston County.
Deputies say that during the incident – Daniel White, 37, also killed a kitten.
A necropsy was performed on the animal and the cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma brought on by White.
White faces a felony aggravated cruelty to animals charge, as well as one count of felony burglary.
He’s scheduled to appear in court on the charges at a later date.