Seattle - 9 May 2005: Dog Kills Cat; Owner Owes $45,480

Seattle District Court Judge Barbara Linde has ordered the owner of a Chow which repeatly escaped to pay $45,480.12 to the owner of a cat who was killed by the dog in 2004. (At right, the owner points to the scene of the event.) The Chow's owner did not dispute that his dog killed the cat. The Seattle Times has the story.