Court Announces Decision On Kurt Zouma Amid Cat Case

Court Announces Decision On Kurt Zouma Amid Cat Case

Kurt Zouma pleaded to three count charges against him following an incident that transpired at his home months ago

The West Ham defender in a viral video that spread across the internet was seen slapping and kicking his cat.

An incident that quickly drew the attention of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) to suing the former Chelsea man, after which his cat was taken away from him.

Kurt Zouma and his brother Yoan are collectively facing a 5-count charge following the incident that happened back in February.

Both men were at the Thames Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 24th May, 2022 for their hearing and pleaded guilty to the charges.

West Ham defender Kurt Zouma (L, partially seen) is protected by security guards as he arrives to Thames Magistrates' Court in London on May 24, 2022. - Zouma is in court after a video emerged of him earlier this year allegedly slapping and kicking one of his cats. Zouma and his brother Yoan appeared at Thames Magistrates' Court, in a case brought by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA). (Photo by CARLOS JASSO / AFP) (Photo by CARLOS JASSO/AFP via Getty Images)

Also charged with breaching animal welfare Zouma pleaded guilty to causing “unnecessary suffering” to his cat.

The Thames Magistrates’ Court after hearing from both men has finally decided to adjourn their sentencing till June 1st, 2022.

More to follow.

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