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TWO teenagers have been banned from keeping pets after they posted 'shocking footage' on Facebook of them violently throwing a kitten in the air.
On Monday the 15-year-old and 16-year-old from the Isle of Sheppey admitted causing unnecessary suffering to a eight-week kitten at Maidstone Youth Court.
The teenagers were given a nine month referral order and disqualified from keeping all animals for a year.
They were taken to court by the RSPCA after it was alerted by police about the footage, which showed the tortoiseshell kitten hitting the ceiling and appearing to be knocked unconscious.
A vet said the length and severity of the attack meant the kitten would have suffered fear and distress, and it was miraculous that she had not suffered severe physical injuries.
RSPCA chief inspector Steve Dockery said: "This was shocking footage of young girls violently throwing an eight-week-
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