Cat Tries to Duck Jury Duty Boston court mails summons to housepet By M. Morris, Newser Staff Posted Jan 8, 2010 4:55 PM CST 14 comments Comments Many cats look judgmental, but they can't serve on juries--except perhaps in Boston. (?digital cat ?) (Newser) – Sal Esposito will show up for jury duty if he can't get out of it, but he'll need a ride—he's a cat, you see. Owner Anna Esposito added Sal to a census form by crossing out "dog" and writing in "cat," and he's now due at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston March 23. She attempted to have Sal excused on the grounds that he doesn't speak English, but the court was unmoved. Click here to see Sal hiding under the bed in an attempt to shirk his civic duty.