In 1986, I found myself in a similar situation, but in my case, my pet was purposefully murdered. Yes, at least I had the satisfaction of the resulting criminal record. Since I was given a replacement mutt, I was told that I could not even claim any financial loss; I had been made whole. While most pet lovers would dispute this, in my case, and this one, this falls under "frivolous lawsuit." I agree with this decision.
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