Police: Man Kills Sister’s Cat, Posts About It On Facebook

SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A 21-year-old man has been charged with animal cruelty, after police say he killed his sister’s cat after posting his plans on Facebook.

According to a criminal complaint, South St. Paul Police received a report on Oct. 12 from a woman who said her cat was killed.

The woman, who is between homes, said she left her cat and dog at her father’s home, with his permission, in South St. Paul. She said her brother, Michael Palodichuk, killed her cat sometime between Oct. 9 and Oct. 11.

She also told police Palodichuk posted on Facebook that he planned to kill both the cat and dog.

Palodichuk was interviewed by police and admitted to killing the cat by throwing it across the room and then suffocating it.

He faces one count of animal cruelty.

  • Judge

    Someone should throw him across the room and suffocate him. What a worthless piece of poo.

    • DeeDee

      I agree….

    • zelda

      I totally agree.

  • LadyBug

    and this is how serial killers start out…

  • Realist

    What?! Show some class.

  • Tina

    And your just a plain human being maybe someone should throw you across the room and suffocate you, how about that Jeff!!

  • Sandi

    First a cat —then a child —then a person?????? This is so cruel and hopefully will be punished to the fullest. A normal person could not do something like this but that it no excuse – he should be locked up for a long time.

    • interesting perspective

      Isn’t a child a person?

      • KevinIsStupid

        Not if its Kevin

        • ^ such a sap ^

          Hahahahahahaha! Are you mad for a reason? Like because the poo-bah speaks righteous? Go cry in your 3.2 beer… Hahahahahahaha!

  • St Paul

    I need two things. His address and a good picture. My cane is wating for him!!! What a horrible man and a bully – pick on a helpless animal. He needs to be put away for this. I’ll pay and I’m sure others will be willing to pitch in for a cot and 3 meal/day for thes jerk. Awful!!

    • DeeDee

      St Paul, I’m with you on this one… You have a cane, I have a baseball bat.. what evilness! You know that this isn’t the first time he has hurt an innocent animal and you can bet that he has plans for human victims next. Lock this sucker up and though away the key!

  • cindy

    you are not funny

  • St Paul

    Oh and please don’t make part of his sentance be to work at an animal shelter – he needs to be kept at leat 50 yards from any animal!!

  • Ralph Spoilsport

    I’d make him do a year of volunteer work at an animal shelter, under strict supervision. Any further animal cruelty and I’d throw him into the tiger exhibit at the Zoo at feeding time.

  • Payton Anderson

    Check out this kids facebook it all plays out on there. The whole family sounds like a bunch of nut jobs..starting with the mother. I don’t think they stand a chance with that crazy as a mom.

  • red

    OMG- I prefer dogs over cats personally but the poor cat- I can’t believe this. Then he posted it on facebook. I agree throw him across the room, suffocate him. Give him a few years in an animal shelter!!! SICK MAN!!

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  • laupforod

    hey man let me throw you around just like the cat anyday LOSER

  • j speedbag 64

    too bad it wasn’t a ”mean old cat” where it would of fought back….

  • Jon Salle

    I think Dhamer also started with small pets etc..

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