Law

Cat and dog prenup agreements are a good idea

There is an increase in disputes, in the UK and perhaps in other countries, between divorcing couples over who should…

7 months ago

USA: Prohibited From Keeping A Cat? Check Out The Fair Housing Act and the Disabilities Act 1990

In the USA, the Fair Housing Act and the Disabilities Act 1990 might, with a bit of luck, allow you…

2 years ago

Is it legal to shoot a urinating or defecating cat on your property in Alabama?

Having studied the law of Alabama I can confirm that the animal welfare laws include some exceptions one of which…

2 years ago

Woman claims $250,000 compensation for cat bite

Bend, Oregon, USA: The first thing to note is that it is possible and practical to claim compensation if a…

3 years ago

Law on killing wild animals UK

The law on killing wild animals in the UK is similar and perhaps sometimes the same (depending on the circumstances)…

4 years ago

Fatwa: ‘Indoor cat breeding’ is forbidden within ISIS held territory

I presume that by "indoor cat breeding" they mean deliberate breeding of cats as opposed to free-roaming, unneutered cats breeding…

4 years ago

Laws which protect pets from being left in vehicles unattended

There are a growing number of local legislatures who pass laws making it illegal to leave a pet unattended in…

5 years ago

Prosecuting Walter Palmer Under US Law

It is possible to prosecute Walter Palmer under American law. "Possible" is the operative word. It is far from certain…

5 years ago

European Union can affect cat ownership in UK

This is an example of how the European Union can affect cat ownership in the UK.  We know how European…

6 years ago

Italian military officer court-martialed for saving a cat’s life

Lieutenant Barbara Balanzon is an Italian military reservist who in civilian life works as an anaesthetist in Tuscany, Italy. However,…

6 years ago