A man allegedly told police that he bit the lips off a kitten because he was depressed after his girlfriend left him.
The Daytona Beach News Journal reported that Angel Roman is also accused of strangling another kitten to death.
Roman was left alone with the felines while their owners were out of town, according to a Flagler County Sheriff's Office report sent to The Huffington Post.
Roman told an acquaintance "he bit the lips off one of the kittens and burnt its ear and whiskers with a lighter," according to the report.
The owners told police that Roman spent a lot of time with the kittens but they didn't realize he was hurting them, the report said.
Roman was charged with animal cruelty.
A search of the Flagler County Sheriff's Office arrest records shows that Roman has been apprehended for a laundry list of offenses over the last three years, including domestic violence, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
He is currently being held in jail on $100,000 bail.