Police: Missouri man arrested, admits to killing cats purchased on Craigslist

ST. PETERS, MO (NBC) - Police have arrested a Missouri man who they say admitted to killing and mutilating several cats and kittens that he got on Craigslist.

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20-year-old Kaine Louzader is facing two counts of animal abuse. Police arrested him in connection a report of a man dropping a dead cat out of a bag of water in St. Peters last week.

Louzader later admitted in a police interview that he had killed multiple cats since January 1 and that he would leave their mutilated bodies in or near the streets, surrounding his home.

People living nearby say it's always been a quiet neighborhood until now.

Louzader is being held on a $50,000 bond.