New York, NY asked in Animal / Dog Law for New York

Q: a neighbor left her cat with me for 5 months. I want to keep her due to the other aggressive cat at her home. Can I?

The neighbor left for Texas for 5 months. I took her to my house because her other cat is very aggressive to the one I care for. Now she is bringing 2 ither cats to the house when she comes home. Can I sue or petition to keep her?

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Kristina M. Bergsten
Kristina M. Bergsten
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  • Denver, CO

A: Generally, no. Unless the original agrees and gives you the cat or you buy The cat. Under either scenario, make sure you get the transfer of ownership in WRITING.

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