If there is one way to really infuriate the internet, it's to hurt animals.
So when Andre Robinson and his friends allegedly posted a video of him luring in a friendly cat, only to kick it viciously into the air, the internet justice mob tracked him down.
Eagle-eyed viewers of the video found that it was shot in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York, after it was shared thousands of times, according to New York Magazine.
Police quickly tracked down Robinson and arrested him on a charge of aggravated criminal assault.
An arrest report obtained by the paper states that the poor kitty flew about 20 feet. Veterinarians said a fall from that height could have caused serious injury to the animal.
Cops said it was a planned attack, in which Robinson said, "Watch this," before tempting the cat over with a few head scratches before .
Neighborus said the stray had been hanging around for months and was playful and friendly, but they haven't seen him in days.
The 21-year-old has eight prior arrests, including one for a knifepoint robbery in 2011, the New York Daily News reports.
This is what eventually led cops to Robinson, who was familiar with police at an area precinct:Suggest a correction