Her cat is accused of multiple offenses: at trial, she reported more than 118,000 euros
Miska is an innocent chat! Its owner has decided to take legal action against King County in the United States to launder her tomcat accused of killing other animals and wandering freely in the town of Bellevue.
A woman living in the town of Bellevue, located in King’s County, Washington, reported a legal battle.
As reported by CBS Kiro 7, Anna Danieli received a settlement of $ 125,000 (more than $ 118,000) after the wrongful conviction of her cat, Miska.
More than 30 fines and offenses against the cat
The tomcat alone had accumulated more than 30 fines and offenses against him. His mistress had received $ 30,000 in amendments over the years.
Le Tabby was accused of having effrayé and was accused of other animals and of having a free error in the city of Bellevue.
Chats domestiques et les autres animaux in the state are protected under the laws and statutes of Washington State and the United States National Animal Welfare Act. However, the town of Bellevue and the Comté de King have their own local laws regarding the implicit civil offenses of animals.
In 2019, Miska was retired to her pet control and was forced to spend time in a “cat prison,” as reported by FOX 11 radio.
In response, Anna filed a lawsuit against the Earls and other government entities.
“Unjustified and Incredible Pursuit”
“This case was about the unjustified and unbelievable prosecution of a domestic cat in Bellevue,” said Jon Zimmerman, Danieli’s lawyer for Fox 11.
In particular, the investigation was able to show that Anna’s neighbor was the cause of many of the complaints. A man who is also likely to be the director of regional animal services in King County.
An information that highlighted a serious conflict of interest: “Miss Danieli did not even know this person (…) this person in her neighborhood had in fact fulfilled these complaints until later in the case”, he said. precise. Jon Zimmerman.
Today, the two lawyers in the case hope that this process will lead to more transparency on pet cases.
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