A resident of Nizhny Novgorod appealed to the court against ex-husband demanding the return of the cat from “unlawful possession”. On Monday, October 9, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the joint press-service of the courts of General jurisdiction in Nizhny Novgorod region.
“The woman pointed in support of the claim that the defendant holds the pet against her will, as the owner of the animal, without any legal grounds, and most likely does not provide proper care for them”, — stated in the message.
According to the press service, spouses live separately. With 2016 the woman repeatedly asked the former wife to return the cat, but he did not agree. Then she went to court.
To the consideration of civil cases for recovery of property from unlawful possession, “and that cat,” began the Leninskiy district court of Nizhniy Novgorod. By law, if a man will not return seized property to the owner, he will have to reimburse the cost.