My cat slipped out and got into my neighbors yard. The dog attacked my cat and broke his leg. The vet costs are very high.
Your cat was trespassing. I vote that they are not responsible for vet bills -- you are.
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Attorney Illmanen is correct. Your neighbor was not negligent in this regard as your cat strayed on to his property where his dogs are allowed. (Sadly, cats who are allowed to roam are subject to attack by other cats, dogs, wild animals such as raccoons, foxes, coyotes, and being hit by cars and often have shortened lives as a result.) I wish your cat a full recovery.
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There is no liability on the owner of a dog attacking an animal in that dog's yard.
Keep your cat in.
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