MIDLAND COUNTY - A case of animal torture in Midland County got an elderly man arrested.
It's a story with some disturbing details.
81-year-old Francisco Benitez was arrested for cutting off a cat's ears and tail.
The animal was found last week on South County Road 1200.
Deputies got a search warrant after they received a tip identifying Benitez as a suspect.
His property was searched and he was arrested.