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After saying over the airwaves of a French-language radio station that he enjoyed killing stray cats, Huntingdon, Que. mayor Stéphane Gendron once again landed himself in hot water. "If a stray cat is in the street, BANG, I accelerate," he exclaimed while laughing on Radio X, where he moonlights as a shock-jock. "The other day, I backed up over a one that had just come into the world. I'm sure it didn’t feel anything. I was very happy. Yes!" he continued.
Que. mayor sorry for saying he enjoys killing stray cats By QMI Agency Share on facebook Share on stumbleupon Share on live Share on fark More Sharing Services Stéphane Gendron, mayor of Huntingdon. (QMI Agency file) A Quebec mayor said he was using "dark humour" when said on his radio show that he enjoys running over stray cats with his pickup truck.
How can a public figure, an elected member of a municipality, talk like that?"
“The other day, I backed up on one, it was a newborn”, he said on-air. “I’m sure he didn’t feel anything. The pickup truck ran on it like nothing. I was so happy, yes! One less.”
“Oh yeah,” said Gendron. “She was in charge of gas chambers. What a brilliant woman!”
a summary offence conviction makes the accused "liable to a fine of not more than two thousand dollars or to imprisonment for six months or to both."
Cruelty to animals is one of the three components of the Macdonald triad, indicators of violent antisocial behavior in children and adolescents. According to the studies used to form this model, cruelty to animals is a common (but not universal) behavior in children and adolescents who grow up to become serial killers and other violent criminals.