Monkey Scratch Gets Mom in Trouble

Feb 7, 2014 Full story: NBC New York 15

Authorities arrested a Connecticut mom and took away her pet monkey after it scratched the Waterbury woman's 10-year-old daughter.

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Parden Pard

Catasauqua, PA

#1 Feb 8, 2014
Don nobody tell Ted Nugent about this,,,say
herny guy

United States

#2 Feb 8, 2014
my one eyed monkey got scratched when it was in this womans face and it spit in her eye. she almost went blind and so did my one eyed monkey

“Barefoot Summer”

Since: Apr 13

Scappoose, Oregon USA

#3 Feb 8, 2014
Parden Pard wrote:
Don nobody tell Ted Nugent about this,,,say
LOL, that was a "cat scratch" which made him have a fever, and BTW it refers to a STD. Nickname for getting clapped up! But wow, monkeys are one of those critters I think are on the list of 'they don't make a good pet'. Call me mundane, but I'll stick to big friendly dogs 'of indeterminate breed' from the animal rescue.

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#4 Feb 8, 2014
Connecticutt has lost all COMMON SENSE.....Quality Law Enforcement, can alway's find the grey area, in a poorly worded law.....

“Yeah, but...”

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MILKY WAY

#5 Feb 8, 2014
Do you recall that a monkey (actually a chimpanzee) ate the face of a women. It happened in 2009, I believe. Now where was that?

Oh yeah... CONNECTICUT!

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#6 Feb 9, 2014
Two totally different events......sorry you cannot discern the difference....

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Spotted World

#7 Feb 9, 2014
SirPrize wrote:
Do you recall that a monkey (actually a chimpanzee) ate the face of a women. It happened in 2009, I believe. Now where was that?
Oh yeah... CONNECTICUT!
The article mentions Travis.

The funny thing is that it doesn't seem like she broke the law. It said no primates over 50 pounds, and in the picture it was in a crate like you'd put a toy poodle or Maltese in.

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#8 Feb 9, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
Two totally different events......sorry you cannot discern the difference....
But that monkey was why they added the current law.

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#9 Feb 9, 2014
Spotted Girl wrote:
<quoted text>
But that monkey was why they added the current law.
Understand that....but, this was carried too far, perhaps on the strength of a hasty law, poorly enforced....

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Spotted World

#10 Feb 9, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> Understand that....but, this was carried too far, perhaps on the strength of a hasty law, poorly enforced....
I was sort of thinking that based on the size of the monkey in the photo which looked under 50 pounds as the law stipulated.
Travis

Medford, NY

#11 Feb 10, 2014
The mom is still stupid for having a pet monkey with a child that age in the house.

You can't cure stupid.
The Beatles

Clarksburg, NJ

#12 Feb 10, 2014
Everyone's got something to hide except for me and my monkey.
FTW

Rochester, NY

#13 Feb 10, 2014
Everyone involve is stupid. Stupid for having a pet monkey, school is stupid for not minding it's own business over a minor event, the state is stupid doing anything about it.
Picking Through Hair

Medford, NY

#14 Feb 11, 2014
On the positive side, the monkey did cure her child of her lice problem.

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#15 Feb 11, 2014
Picking Through Hair wrote:
On the positive side, the monkey did cure her child of her lice problem.
Beauty, dude.....

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