POLICE believe a disagreement over a dog and a cat led to three men allegedly assaulting a man in Iluka this month.
The 55-year-old victim was walking his dog on Cavello View on November 5.
Officers said he got into an argument with three men, aged 50, 24 and 23, about a cat on the street.
The men allegedly pushed him over then kicked him while he was on the ground.
Police charged each of them with assault occasioning bodily harm.