Any person making an arrest for a violation of the laws relating to cruelty to animals shall use reasonable diligence to give notice thereof to the owner of animals found in the charge or custody of the person arrested and shall properly care and provide for them until their owner takes charge of them, provided the owner shall take charge of them within sixty days from the date of such notice; and the person making such arrest shall have a lien on such animals for the expense of such care and provision.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 53-253

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.