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When it comes to heated divorce, pets aren’t people too

NEW YORK — In the eyes of the law, pets are property when it comes to divorce, but new ways of working out custody of the dog, cat or parrot have sprung up with special mediators and "petnups" to avoid courtroom disputes. Alaska, California and Illinois are among states that have enacted laws giving judges leeway ...