“Agressive” cat

November 29, 2012

  • 28 ANIMALS
  • 28k66 Injuries to Persons
  • 28k66.6 k. Cats.

28 ANIMALSHouse guest could not recover against homeowner for personal injuries to guest as result of falling after owner’s cat brushed against guest’s legs, as guest failed to show that aggressive act on part of cat caused injuries, or that cat was inherently dangerous.
Boyer v. Seal, 534 So. 2d 30 (La. Ct. App. 1988)
Suggested by James J. Reeves II, Attorney; Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr, & Smith; New Orleans, LA