The veterinarian who made headlines after killing a cat with an arrow and bragging about it on Facebook is fighting to keep her veterinary license.

Kristen Lindsey and the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners are in Austin for an administrative hearing that is expected to last three days.

The Board's Enhancement Committee earlier recommended that Lindsey's license be revoked, but right now she is still able to practice.

In April 2015, Lindsey posted the picture to Facebook holding a cat that had been shot through the head by an arrow. An Austin County grand jury did not have enough evidence to charge her with a crime.

The veterinarian who made headlines after killing a cat with an arrow and bragging about it on Facebook is fighting to keep her veterinary license. (KAGS photo)
The veterinarian who made headlines after killing a cat with an arrow and bragging about it on Facebook is fighting to keep her veterinary license. (KAGS photo)

Lindsey choked up on the stand Monday when her attorney asked how the incident had affected her.

"It's put me out of work for a year, not to mention death threats,” Lindsey said.

“If you don't get your license revoked, will you ever shoot a feral cat again?” the attorney asked.

"No. God no,” Lindsey said.

The defense attorney denied that she shot the cat for target practice.

Lindsey said she would not have killed the cat if she knew it was a pet.

A couple testified Monday that Tiger was their cat.