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They may like their side of the hedge looking a mess and you
cannot compel them to cut it nor can they compel you
You also cannot do anything about a cat because a cat is classed
as a free spirit and therefore it can come and go. Indeed, the cat can legally
wreck your house and garden and you have no claim against the neighbour.
If you harm the cat, you will be prosecuted for cruelty.
If you harm the dog you would also be prosecuted for cruelty
however the owner of a dog is responsible for the actions of the dog and the
dog fouling and generally making a mess and digging burying bones etc is
This would be relatively easy to resolve by simply putting some
chicken wire along the hedge assuming of course that the dog will not jump over
the top or find another route in.
If you don't want to have the expense of putting offence or wire
up, you're remedy is to apply to court for an injunction to compel them to keep
their dog under control. A solicitors letter warning them that if they do not
do so, you will apply to court for an injunction to compel them to keep the dog
under control and you were last the court to award costs against them.
There is always a risk with litigation and it is probably going to
be more risk-free and cheaper to put the fence of yourself and it is to go to
court although, if you do go to court, you will probably indeed get the costs
awarded against the neighbour. You can also threaten an action against the
landlord for allowing this to happen.
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