Video of cat abuse on social media denounced by activists
More young people harming animals to gain fame on Internet21 October, 18:53
Members of the Italian Association for the Defense of Animals and the Environment (AIDAA) called for police to lay charges in the incident.
The organization said such attacks by youngsters are increasing, which suggests youth are becoming de-sensitized to violence.
"Acts of violence towards animals in recent years have become more frequent among adolescents who crave fame on social networks," said Antonella Brunetti, national president of the organization.