Expel Student Who Killed Bobcat to Show School Spirit


Target: Principal of Coffee County Central High School, Joey Vaughn

Goal: Expel student who killed a bobcat to scare a rival high school

A 16-year-old student from Coffee County Central High School in Tennessee killed a bobcat to scare a rival school. The cat’s corpse was hung from a goal post, where a group of unsuspecting students discovered it and reported the incident to a teacher. The student is possibly up for expulsion for heinously killing the cat and acting in an unsportsmanlike manner. Tell Principal Joey Vaughn to expel this student from the district, as this killer obviously doesn’t care for the lives of wildlife, nor does he care for the mental health of his fellow students.

The teenager faces charges for killing the bobcat out of season, and if convicted, will have to pay a $50 fine and court costs. It is still unclear whether the suspect will be expelled, but the killer was reportedly responsible for hanging the cat up the goal post. The teenager had done it to scare the rival school, the Tullahoma High School Wildcats, during their next football game.

The so-called prank has caused outrage among parents, students, and faculty. Tullahoma City Schools Director Dan Lawson stated that while schools fiercely compete with one another, there is no justification to kill an innocent animal to show school spirit. Tell Principal Joey Vaughn to expel the student responsible for the murder of the bobcat, as this is animal cruelty and should not be tolerated by any school.


Dear Principal Joey Vaughn,

Recently one of your students was involved in a demented school prank that resulted in the killing of a bobcat and the hanging of its corpse on the goal post of a rival high school. This image is no doubt graphic for the students who witnessed this incident and is horrifying for the rest of the school. I realize that this student is up for expulsion, and I encourage you to commit to this action.

Serial killers have been known to mutilate and kill animals before moving on to humans. I request that this student receive a psychological evaluation, as this killer overstepped their moral boundaries. It is cruel and demented to kill an animal to show school spirit, and worse if it is meant to scare students from performing well in athletics. Parents and students have a right to be concerned about the well-being of this student. I ask that you expel this culprit immediately for the safety of all on campus.


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Photo credit: Calibas via Wikimedia Commons

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  1. KatWrangler says:

    Slaughtering an innocent animal passes for school spirit?

    This little monster needs to be expelled, thrown in prison, fined, and never allowed near an animal again.

    He has NO respect for life. This is unacceptable. Make sure he and everyone else know this.

  2. Expulsion? That’s hardly enough punishment for the senseless MURDER of an innocent animal. This MORON belongs in a prison cell … with the biggest animal lover in the prison system. His parents should be ashamed and if they aren’t … then SHAME ON THEM TOO !!!!!

  3. The kid who killed this poor cat and hung its body on the goal post is a stinken rotten monster. He must be expelled, fined more than a lousy 50 dollars, made to do community service for a few years and banned from having or being around animals He should also get psychiatric help as he is sick and needs help before he hurts or kills a human which studies show will happen next.

  4. caryl sawyer says:

    Here’s how sick America is. This twisted little bastard will get a slap for being naughty.

    Here in Henrico Co. In Virginia, a boy who was being bullied and fought back is facing charges of assault.

    Can’t get much more degenerate than that.

  5. Despina M. Andrelus says:

    $50??!!! Was I the only one shocked by that??? What is that???? NOTHING!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙁 Abuse is the ultimate betrayal towards any living soul and absolutely heartbreaking all the way around. You simply can not do such a horrific thing without it killing the best in you. Period. If you find people happily willing to hurt an animal in any way, they are actually finding a venue to act out their deepest, most inner evil fantasies of twisted sickness. There’s nothing more revolting than that. Aside from this, it has been proven over and over again that people who have horrid intents with animals, get bored with them soon enough, ultimately leading them to bigger prey, moving up to people, in order to re-ignite and enhance the excitement that the torturing of animals used to provide. It’s simply never enough. And do not forget, these horrendous monsters also end up raising their children in “the game”, breeding evil, little sickos to continue on “the trade”… no doubt causing abuse in every level of their lives, as well. It’s just a revolting cycle that will never end until someone gets into it and breaks the heart-wrenching pattern. So, even if an animal is not of some peoples utmost concern, then note that it will not stop there. It is just a start. And it is just a matter of time.

  6. Despina M. Andrelus says:

    “A righteous man regards the life of animals” – PROVERBS 12:10; “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion & pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men” – ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI; “Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” – MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.; “I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs… (They) are an obligation put on us, a responsibility we have no rights to neglect, nor to violate by cruelty….” – JAMES HARRIOT; “The greatness of a nation & its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” – MAHATMA GANDHI

  7. Caroline Burton says:

    I hope this POS gets what he truly deserves and is then hung from a goal post as a warning to others.

  8. Expel…that’s all? How about throwing the kid behind bars, I could think of much worse actually!

  9. animal humain sois protecteur et non prédateur.

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