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Re: evictions and stealing
on February 6, 2012 @14:22
If anyone (including your landlord) entered the place where you lived and removed anything, call the police!!! This includes pets. Call the police, file a report, and have him arrested if he does not return your pets.
I would do this NOW. Because the sooner you do it, the more chance your pets have of not winding up in a gas chamber. I'm sorry to be so blunt, but this is what happens to many pets who wind up in shelters (many PA shelters use gas chambers). The fact is that most animals who wind up in shelters never, ever get adopted. So I'd want to know just WHERE are my cats, and I'd sure as heck want them back.
No one can come in and just take your pets. Not even your landlord, not even if you have failed to pay rent, not even if your lease states that you cannot have pets, not even if they are completely destroying the property (I'm not saying any of this is the case; I'm just saying that under ZERO circumstances can a landlord EVER take your pet!).
Oh, man, if any landlord ever did this... I'd go crazy on him/her. Absolutely call the cops right now!
And, no, he can't just summarily increase your rent without proper notice (should be in your lease). But the next conversation you have with anyone should be the one you have with the COPS about your stolen pets.
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