A case of animal cruelty reported in New Bedford.

Animal Control Officer Manny Maciel tells WBSM News, the incident happened on Saturday on Nye Street in the North End.....

The four year old cat required surgery and is expected to survive, although it may lose an eye.

Fifty-five year old Manual Erinna of New Bedford has been charged with animal cruelty, and appeared in court on Monday. Maciel says the cat belonged to the man's ex-girlfriend.