“He killed them in different ways,” Reeve told the Journal-News this morning. “He took in a stray. He was cleaning it up and it attacked him, so he said he punched and stabbed it in self defense.”
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Another cat did not wake Cunningham up “gently” so he threw it against the wall, Reeve said.
Visiting Middletown Municipal Court Judge Thomas Hanna set Cunningham’s bond and scheduled a preliminary hearing for Sept. 9.
Cunningham asked the judge, “If I lose my job because I am here, would that change any circumstances?”
The judge answered, “No, sir.”
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Detective Brandon Highley at 513-425-7724.