Can I walk on someone's property and pet their cats legally? Or is that trespassing?
There is no sign or anything. Its near a park where I play disc golf and Its not far from the tee of one of the rounds. I don't do it when they are home.
If I ever saw the owner I would ask to make sure its ok but I never do and I don't want to knock as it would be imposing.
I petted one when she or he was out of the yard. Later I saw that cat and 2 more. One on a trash container and the other 2 on the porch. I pet them with no problems and went back to my disc golf.
I find it highly unlikely anyone is going to shoot me for petting a cat. Not to mention, they probably are not home. I know their van.
- .Lv 76 months ago
Petting someone's cat isn't advisable.
- Anonymous6 months ago
It would be simple Trespass, in my state a 3rd degree misdemeanor.
If the owner, licensee, or the agent tells you personally to leave, and you remain without license to do so it becomes a First Degree Criminal Trespass.
The question is does anyone complain.
- 6 months ago
In my state, it would be civil trespass, but not criminal.
- conley39Lv 76 months ago
No, that would be trespassing. It doesn't matter whether there's a sign or not.