Former roommate/landlord won’t return my cat.

////Former roommate/landlord won’t return my cat.

Question

Former roommate/landlord (same person) kicked me out after physically attacking me twice. Police did nothing. I had to leave immediately without any of my personal belongings. This woman did agree to care for my 2 cats until I got resettled, then ceased all communication. I provided food & attempted to retrieve my kitties several times (emails & texts prove). Sheriff has been there twice but she refuses to say who has my kitties. What can I do? I love my girls Its killing me.

Answer

Individuals who believe that their animals are being wrongfully withheld can sue for the return of their animals (known as a replevin action). These cases get more complicated when the person being sued no longer has the animals, but courts may order the release of the name of the person who does have the animals and that person may sometimes be brought in the case as an additional defendant.

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By |2017-10-20T11:56:47+00:00December 10th, 2016|