A man from Kingston, Ont., is facing criminal charges in connection with the killing of a cat in the city's west end.

Police say a cat was removed from its leash and taken from its owner's property on April 21.

After the pet was reported missing and local flyers were distributed, police say feline remains were found in a nearby park.

The man, 23, is charged with killing an animal, causing unnecessary suffering to an animal, theft under $5,000 and breach of undertaking.

He has been released on strict conditions including that he not leave his residence, attend any parks or be in the presence of any animals unaccompanied.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kingston police or Crime Stoppers.