Ryan Tannenholz, a 28-year-old Idaho man, was jailed Thursday after he allegedly had an ongoing sexual relationship with a cat.
According to Boise police, Tannenholz engaged in sexual acts with a cat multiple occasions between January 2012 and January 2013.
Investigators have not released details about how they learned of the abuse or who owns the cat. A warrant was issued for Tannenholz’ arrest in July.
Online Furry News Magazine announced on its website that Tannenholz was a member of the furry fandom community. They went on to describe him as a “fursuiter who portrays himself as a black and white “sparkly husky, a blue fox or a purple canine.”
Tannenholz was booked into jail and charged with six felony counts of crimes against nature and one misdemeanor count of cruelty to animals. He remains held in lieu of $250,000 bond.