West Headnote of the Day – February 18, 2010

February 18, 2010

West's Key 28 Animals
West's Key 28k1.5 Animals as Property; Status
West's Key 28k1.5(8) k. Other Particular Animals.

The mere pursuing or hunting of a fox is not such an act of ownership as will entitle the pursuer to maintain an action against another who in the sight of the pursuer, kills the animal, and appropriates it to his own use.
Pierson v. Post, 3 Cai. R. 175 (1805)

28 Animals