Claymont, DE asked in Animal / Dog Law for Delaware

Q: What to do if faulty search warrant is left in my apartment and my exotic pet is taken, whom I have a permit to own? DE

I have a Kinkajou, a lemur-like animal, for whom I have a permit to own in New Castle County, Delaware. An SPCA officer from Kent County came into my apartment and took my Kinkajou and gave him to the zoo. He told me that my permit is invalid and told me to donate him. When I got home to my apartment he left me behind a quickly typed out search warrant with no signatures or names. It looks fake to me. I was sent to an animal lawyer, and then a lawyer that deals with warrants. I called my local Fish and Wildlife, New Castle County and Kent County and they told me the same thing. He wasn't supposed to be in New Castle County. Please help me. I just want him back. I'm afraid that my Kinkajou isn't being taken care of because the SPCA officer had the audacity to tell me that I wasn't taking care of him and that he wanted to relocate him to a better home; the zoo. And then he asked me what does he eat. Please. I have no idea what to do. Thank you so much for your help.

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Charles Snyderman

Answered
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Licensed in Delaware

A: You say you went to 2 lawyers. Can you tell us what they said?

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