Defenders of the two officials have said the charges are part of an orchestrated witch hunt.
"If you harm or neglect an animal in New Hanover County, we are coming for you," a sheriff's office spokesperson said.
Roberto Hernandez's defense lawyers maintain the animal was a rabid raccoon and not a cat.
"Her legs gave way and she had no energy, so I took her to the surgery. By the time I got her there she was half lifeless," one of the victims said.
The chicken's headless body was found by a teacher in the school parking lot on Monday.
"The smell of burnt hair and flesh was still in the air," said a police report.
Police said they found a bear head, two bear paws, meat and a gutted dead civet in Somjit Boonkong's backpack.
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"Violet's eyes were swollen shut, she was limp and listless, she had obvious burns to her skin," Pinellas County Animal Services said.
The temperature in the barn where the animals were found reached -11 degrees Farenheit.