Portage Co. man who is double amputee files suit to visit his cat's grave, cites barriers to access

Posted at 12:00 PM, Mar 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-03 12:00:26-05

From our partners at the Akron Beacon-Journal and comes this grave story about the Boston Hills Pet Cemetery.

Frank Iannaggi, who uses a wheelchair, was able to visit his cat Yetty's grave at the cemetery with no problem--from 2011 to 2016. That's when, he says, he encountered "large mounds of earth, mulch and plants that blocked his access to the grave from the parking lot."

"He and Yetty have a common bond — both were missing two legs." --

According to, Iannaggi is suing John and Patricia Roman is Summit County Common Pleas Court.

Iannaggi says the the Romans, who bought the part of the cemetery property that includes Yetty’s burial site, are responsible for the barriers keeping him from Yetty's grave. The cemetery is operated by the Friends of Pet Cemetery Association (FOPCA).

MORE: Read the full article by Stephanie Warsmith here.