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Canadian gamer criticized for throwing her cat during a broadcast

Canadian gamer apologizes for ‘lapses in judgement’ following backlash for animal abuse after she tossed her cat in frustration during video live stream

  • Natalia Mogollon, who goes by Alinity Divine, threw her cat over her shoulder 
  • Mogollon, from Saskatoon, Canada, has over 90,000 followers on Twitter
  • PETA and the SPCA both condemned her actions after viewers reported the clip
  • Mogollon has several pets that live with her at her home in Saskatoon. She frequently shares photos and videos of the animals on her social media channels
  • She accepted the criticism and invited the SPCA to perform a welfare check

A Canadian gamer who threw her cat over her shoulder in frustration during a live-stream has apologized, after she was heavily criticized online and reported to animal welfare charities.

Natalia Mogollon, who goes by Alinity Divine on the website Twitch, has come under fire after she threw her cat during a live stream because it appeared to distract her.

Mogollon, who broadcasts from her basement in Saskatoon, Canada, has 90,000 followers on Twitter and was quickly slammed by viewers, who reported her to the animal rights charity PETA and the local SPCA. 

 

Frustrated: Natalia Mogollon, who goes by Alinity Divine on the website Twitch, has come under fire after she threw her cat during a live stream because it appeared to distract her

Backlash: Mogollon, who broadcasts from her basement in Saskatoon, Canada, and has 90,000 followers on Twitter was quickly slammed by viewers, who reported her to the animal rights charity PETA

Backlash: Mogollon, who broadcasts from her basement in Saskatoon, Canada, and has 90,000 followers on Twitter was quickly slammed by viewers, who reported her to the animal rights charity PETA

‘A formal cruelty complaint regarding this matter has been filed with our Animal Protection department and is currently under investigation,’ the Saskatoon SPCA wrote on Twitter. 

Meanwhile PETA said: ‘Take a stand for cats & please remove Alinity from @Twitch immediately.

‘She is using the platform to post animal abuse, which sends a dangerous message to anyone watching her videos. Cats are not props to abuse for more views.’ 

Mogollon responded to the accusations on Twitter, apologizing and adding that she understands concerns about her animals’ wellbeing. 

The gamer is no stranger to controversy, having been reported previously for giving her cat Milo a taste of vodka

The gamer is no stranger to controversy, having been reported previously for giving her cat Milo a taste of vodka

Mogollon responded to the accusations on Twitter, apologizing and adding that she understands concerns about her animals' wellbeing

Mogollon responded to the accusations on Twitter, apologizing and adding that she understands concerns about her animals’ wellbeing 

‘I think a lot of people are doing this because they believe they are doing the right thing, so no salt,’ Alinity wrote on Twitter. ‘I don’t pretend to be perfect, and I will always try to do better, and improve myself.’ 

The gamer is no stranger to controversy, having been reported previously for giving her cat a taste of vodka. 

In the video, she took a swig from the bottle and then encouraged her cat to lick her lips. The cat appeared to recoil at the sensation and jumped off her lap.

She said of the incident: ‘Hey everyone, I understand the concern and I am sorry for my lapses in judgement,’ Alinity wrote on Twitter on July 19.

The gamer is no stranger to controversy, having been reported previously for giving her cat a taste of vodka. In the video, she took a swig from the bottle and then encouraged her cat to lick her lips. The cat freaked out and jumped off her lap

She also said she had contacted her local SPCA to do a home inspection and check up on the animals to ensure they are being cared for properly

She also said she had contacted her local SPCA to do a home inspection and check up on the animals to ensure they are being cared for properly

Mogollon has several pets that live with her at her home in Saskatoon. She frequently shares photos and videos of the animals on her social media channels

Mogollon has several pets that live with her at her home in Saskatoon. She frequently shares photos and videos of the animals on her social media channels

‘I shouldn’t have gotten frustrated with Milo, but I dropped him on the floor behind my chair. I’m not that strong :P. The Vodka thing was well over a year ago but it was also a stupid thing to do.’ 

Mogollon has several pets that live with her at her home in Saskatoon. She frequently shares photos and videos of the animals on her social media channels. 

She also said she had contacted her local SPCA to do a home inspection and check up on the animals to ensure they are being cared for properly.

‘Called the @SaskatoonSPCA to come check these guys and the home out to clear up the complaints,’ Mogollon wrote on Twitter. ‘They’ll be here in a couple days.’

There have been numerous calls for Twitch to ban her account but the company has so far refused to become involved in the incident.  

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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