Cruelty to Livestock Animals is a felony if the person has previously been convicted of the crime two times.  Otherwise, cruelty to animals is a misdemeanor offense.  this crime includes:  torturing livestock, failing to provide necessary food water or care for livestock, abandoning livestock, transporting livestock in a cruel manner, administering poison to livestock, using livestock to fight with another livestock animal or using it to lure a dog in a race, tripping a horse, overworking a livestock animal Texas Penal Code, Section 42.09.

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