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Alabama kitten killer indicted on 22 counts of torturing animals

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Ronald Fraser Golden, 48, of Burlington Road in Athens was indicted on Wednesday and charged with 22 felony counts of animal cruelty for the heinous torture and killing of kittens reported

Golden purchased the kittens online off of Craigslist.

In what Golden called his "cat room," he would name the kittens and then torture and kill them because he was "angry at the world."

Read more about his arrest in October by clicking here.

The Limestone County man lived across the street from an elementary school. An anonymous tip about numerous dead kittens found in the area prompted the investigation.

According to, authorities found two kittens named Melvin and Mia and two dogs alive in his home. Golden took care of his dogs.

If found guilty of the Class C felony counts, Golden faces one year in prison for each of the 22 counts.

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