Shocking footage has emerged showing a brazen man kicking a harmless cat over a fence in a sickening attack.
The video, filmed on a mobile phone, shows the man teasing the four-legged feline with food in his hand as he positions the cat in front of his feet.
Standing on its hind legs, the tiny cat attempts to reach for the treat in front of the man before booting the animal over the fence.
A loud thump can be heard moments before the cat disappears into the distance, prompting laughter from his friend, who was filming the incident.
It's not clear where the incident took place.The footage was uploaded onto Facebook on Wednesday afternoon - and has since attracted more than 240,000 views.
The video has been met with anger, with many describing the attack as 'horrible', 'absolutely disgusting', 'cruel' and 'heartbreaking'.
One woman said: 'I'm in absolute shock and fury!! I thought it was going to be a lil trick. This is disgusting! Ashamed we are a part of the human race!! Makes me sick!'