TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 19, 2018
A Chattanooga attorney says there was no valid reason for officials to euthanize a Monteagle family’s pet raccoon, Chattanoogan.com reports. The owner, Candace Bone, said that “Boomer” came from a licensed and regulated raccoon farm. The pet was killed after it bit a neighbor boy who was visiting the Bone residence. The boy’s mother took him to the hospital, after which a TWRA officer came to the home and took the raccoon, which was euthanized under a judge’s order after a lengthy hearing.