Instagram star cat Ponzu killed after owner attacked in New York park
Thai chef says ‘our family got physically assaulted that day’ as investigation ongoing
The incident reportedly started when a 12-year-old boy allegedly pulled the leash of "Ponzu," who was being walked by Chanan Aksornnan and her boyfriend at McCarren Park around 5 p.m.
The couple was also walking another cat, a dog and a bird.
The boy allegedly snatched and pulled Ponzu's leash up into the air before dropping him.
The 3-year-old cat tried to get away, but the boy allegedly stepped on his leash.
Ponzu, who had a preexisting heart condition, reportedly suffered a bloodied back.