What's truly strange to me is how she pets the cat, looks around and then chunks the kitty into the trash.
A Facebook page calling for her death has been removed, the US press has been following the tale as reported by British tabloids.
Internet watchers via 4chan really are the ones who stoked anger worldwide.
The woman has apologized - but ...
"I cannot explain why I did this, it is completely out of character and I certainly did not intend to cause any distress to Lola or her owners. It was a split second of misjudgment that has got completely out of control.”
Earlier in the day, the British-based Sun newspaper reported that Bale put the cat in the can as “a joke” and didn’t understand what the big deal was. “It’s only a cat,” Bale said, adding that she thought the cat would be able to wiggle its way out.
Too bad the dog killers Newscoma reported about in West TN were not captured on video.