“In cat’s best interests”

August 20, 2013

  • 28 Animals
  • 28k1.5 Animals as Property; Status
  • 28k1.5(8) k. Other Particular Animals.

28 AnimalsIn action to determine ownership of cat, age ten, it was in cat’s best interests, given its limited life expectancy, that it remain with possessory party in home that it had lived in for past four years.
Raymond v. Lachman, 695 N.Y.S.2d 308 (1999)
Suggested by Marie Erickson, Attorney; Louisiana Legal Research; New Orleans, LA