Patricia Horan, director of the Hempstead Animal Shelter, was reassigned today after a disturbing 17-year-old video surfaced Sunday of her and a kennel worker abusing a cat.

The one-minute long YouTube video shows employees making obscene gestures and sticking a cat with a pole while an off-camera voice says “Kill the kitty!”


Horan does not face any criminal charges in the matter.


The video is below: