Denied permission to see family cat, man bit parents

Yevheniy Bolshakov, 26, pleaded guilty this week to an assault charge and was placed on probation for three years. He reportedly was denied permission by his parents to see the family cat, which was recuperating after an operation. So he attacked, biting his father's arm, elbow and chin, and his mother's hand. [via Arbroath]

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  1. Mental illness is a hell of a thing.

  2. Why the fuss? He was just trying to protect the cat from his fascist parents. The cat voted to go with him and he was just completing the annexation. People do it all the time. No big deal. It was all legal under domestic law and the police have no vested interest.

  3. All parties in the dispute are willing to stipulate that he really, really loves the cat.

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