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The biggest bone of contention in a quarter of all divorces is the family pet, according to a report yesterday.

Nearly 30,000 divorce cases in the courts in the past year involved conflict over a pet – a figure that means judges are presiding over 90 animal custody disputes a day.

Research among family lawyers and a poll of the public said that many couples caught up in divorce are likely to put custody of a pet above their concerns about property, or even the children. 

Full Story: Daily Mail

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