ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Being friends with employees at a body shop nearly got Vespa the cat killed.
Court records indicate that, for the past few months, the stray cat had been hanging out at the body shop and several employees had become attached to it and had started to feed it.
But Stanford didn’t care for the cat, and several weeks ago, he threatened to kill it, employees told police.
Employees told police Stanford came to the shop with a rifle and shot the cat twice in the face.