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Man charged with killing pet ferret

Thomas James Hart is charged with two counts of animal cruelty and one count of terrorizing after he allegedly drown his girlfriend's pet ferret. The girlfriend says Hart became angered over their looming breakup.
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Thomas James Hart is charged with two counts of animal cruelty and one count of terrorizing after he allegedly drown his girlfriend's pet ferret. The girlfriend says Hart became angered over their looming breakup.

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