According to The Palm Beach Post, a 53-year-old Florida woman is facing criminal charges after, authorities allege, she stabbed her boyfriend for threatening her turtle.

From the Post:

[Marie] Seymour and her boyfriend were drinking when he said he would harm her turtle and allegedly came after her, according to her recount of the events. The turtle’s name was not released.

“The turtle’s name was not released.”

The boyfriend was treated at a local hospital, while Seymour was taken to jail for booking. The boyfriend told police that he did not want her to go to jail.

[Photo via Associated Press; not the turtle in question]