Clarksville, TN asked in Animal / Dog Law for Tennessee

Q: Am I at fault for my dog killing my neighbors cat that came onto my property and was chased into the woods?

Shes said that he came onto her property which is a lie.. he was on our back pouch and the cat came to my back yard and was chased.. she's threatening to call the cops and sue and gave me a $1200 vet bill.

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Kristina M. Bergsten
Kristina M. Bergsten
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A: I don’t know what you mean by “it was chased,” but it’s up to animal control if they will press charges. She could sue you civilly but she would be limited to the value of the cat or the vet bills, if the cat survived.

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