Glasgow, KY asked in Animal / Dog Law and Small Claims for Kentucky

Q: Ex gave me a week notice that I didn’t receive to pick up my pets, now he won’t give them back. Are they still mine?

Ex was fostering my 4 cats because I got pregnant. We broke things off during this pregnancy but we agreed to them still being with him until I delivered (risk of toxoplasmosis and I’m very high risk so I was put on bedrest and given a wheel chair). He claims to have given me 1 weeks notice via text to pick them up but I never got that and now it’s been 2 weeks and he won’t give them back or tell me where they are. Can I get them back? Can he legally keep them now or give them away? Two are chipped and I have vet/adoption records for all 4.

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Yes. Get your papers and call the cops. Next, file a motion in your divorce case for the retried of the animals.

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