Mississippi Cruelty to Animals Statutes- 97-41- 7 & 97-41- 9

Mississippi State Statutes 97-41- 7 & 97-41- 9 Are Useless

Both crimes are covered under MS 97-41- 1 for all creatures, except dogs & cats.

Both crimes are covered under 97-41- 16 (2) (a) or (b) depending on intent.

It is just wrong to charge under statutes that carry a $10 to $100 fine.

§ 97-41- 7. Confinement depriving creature of food or water

If any person shall confine, or cause to be confined, in any stable, lot, or other place,

any living creature other than a dog or cat, without supplying the same during such

confinement with a sufficient quantity of good and wholesome food and water, he shall

be guilty of a misdemeanor.

 

CREDIT(S)

Amended by Laws 2011, Ch. 536, § 5, eff. from and after passage (approved April 26,

2011).

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

The 2011 amendment inserted “other than a dog or cat”.

Section 1 of Laws 2011, Ch. 536 provides, in part:

“(1)(a) The provisions of this section shall be known and may be cited as the

‘Mississippi Dog and Cat Pet Protection Law of 2011.’”

 

§ 97-41- 9. Failure to feed or sustain animal

If any person be the owner or have the custody of any living creature other than a dog

or cat and unjustifiably neglect or refuse to furnish it necessary sustenance, food, or

drink, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

 

CREDIT(S)

Amended by Laws 2011, Ch. 536, § 6, eff. from and after passage (approved April 26,

2011).

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

The 2011 amendment inserted “other than a dog or cat”.

Section 1 of Laws 2011, Ch. 536 provides, in part:

“(1)(a) The provisions of this section shall be known and may be cited as the

‘Mississippi Dog and Cat Pet Protection Law of

§ 97-41- 13. Penalties

Any person who shall violate any of sections 97-41- 3 to 97-41- 11, or section 97-27- 7 on

the subject of cruelty to animals shall, on conviction, be fined not less than ten dollars

nor more than one hundred dollars, or shall be imprisoned in the county jail not less

than ten days nor more than one hundred days or both.

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES 

Derivation:

Code 1930, § 847; Code 1942, § 2073.


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