Cruelty To Animals Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Cruelty To Animals.

Cruelty to Animals (noun):

This term refers to the action or behavior causing discomfort, harm, or even death to animals. It can take several forms, including but not limited to, not providing necessary sustenance like food or water, inflicting severe physical punishment in an attempt to train them, and killing animals for their physical attributes (like skin, fur, tusks) or their meat for commercial gain.