Extract from the Daily Mail
Migrant facing deportation wins right to stay in Britain... because he's got a cat
An illegal immigrant was allowed to stay in Britain because he had a cat, it was revealed yesterday.
The unnamed Bolivian was spared deportation after he told a court that he and his girlfriend had bought the animal as a pet.
Immigration judges ruled that sending him back home would breach his human rights by interfering with his family life.
Court papers on the case have kept secret the name of the cat alongside that of the immigrant as part of its privacy procedures.
The cat ruling was made by immigration judge James Devittie after the Bolivian submitted evidence that claimed joint ownership of the pet with his girlfriend demonstrated he was settled in Britain and it would break human rights rules to remove him.
Maybe the judge is simply a cat lover!! LOL