Florida man tortures cat, hangs it on fence

Eduardo Rodriguez-Monteagudo

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Eduardo Rodriguez-Monteagudo

A South Florida man said he became “annoyed” with his neighbor’s cat so he tortured it and strangled it with a graduation tassel, police said.

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Eduardo Rodriguez-Montegudo, 20, of Hialeah, is accused of luring the animal inside his home, torturing it, and then hanging its carcass "over the adjoining fence facing his neighbor's home," the Miami Herald reported.

Rodriguez-Montegudo reportedly “sliced open its stomach from head to tail” and then cut off one of its paws, according to the Herald.

He is charged with animal cruelty.

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