A Schuylkill County man has been charged with cruelty to animals after he allegedly shot a domestic cat with a crossbow.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Patrick D. Canfield, 36, of South Manheim Township, is charged with shooting the cat of Amy L. Fisher, 37, of 1763 Running Deer Drive, South Manheim Township. The incident occurred between 8 and 10 p.m. on Aug. 5, troopers said.