§ 53-247 Cruelty to animals. Animals engaged in exhibition of fighting. Intentional injury or killing of police animals or dogs in volunteer canine search and rescue teams
§ 53-248 Sale or treatment of animals unable to work
§ 53-249 Cruelty to poultry
§ 53-249a Sale or gift of dyed fowl or rabbits prohibited
§ 53-250 Use of animals, reptiles and birds
§ 53-251 Docking of horses’ tails
§ 53-252 Transportation of animals on railroads
§ 53-253 Notice of arrest of offender to be given
§ 53-254 Causing dependency or delinquency of children

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 945 - (Offenses Against Humanity and Morality) Cruelty to Animals

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • railroad company: shall be construed to mean and include all corporations, trustees, receivers or other persons, that lay out, construct, maintain or operate a railroad, unless such meaning would be repugnant to the context or to the manifest intention of the General Assembly. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1