Pet piglet killed with pellet gun, shooter charged

A 73-year-old man from Cavendish is facing a charge of animal cruelty following an incident last week, state police say.

Authorities say they were alerted that a pet piglet was shot and killed by a neighbor on Main Street. Following an investigation, with the assistance of the Vermont Game Wardens, it was found that the piglet was shot and killed with a pellet gun.

Today, police identified the neighbor as Bruce Borders, of Cavendish. He was issued a criminal citation to appear in court on February 22.

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  1. What is WRONG with these supposed human beings?? They target the most innocent amongst us – children and animals, in the most cruel & heartless ways. This is disgusting and deranged and no doubt, the State will give this sub-human a proverbial slap on the wrist, as they typically do. Lesson NOT learned.

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