Columbus, OH asked in Animal / Dog Law, Business Law and Collections for Ohio

Q: A rescue organization (501c3) placed 8 cats in my cafe for adoption. They have been given 5 oppys to pick back up.

I am feeding/caring for all 8. It's been 9 days since their FIRST oppyto pick all back up. Can I charge boarding and can I place a "veterinarian" style lien until invoice is paid if/when they decide to pick up?

1 Lawyer Answer
Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: If there was no written agreement, give them an invoice and a deadline, and if not paid and picked-up, tell them they go to the pound.

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