Pet Trusts in Action: Cats Inherit $300,000 Rhett Dial / September 6, 2017 As pets continue to be included in estate plans, make sure you’re aware of Minnesota’s Statutory Pet Trust. Big bucks can sometimes be at stake, as was the case here when a famous author left her cats $300,000 Share this:Facebook Rhett is a graduate of Butler University. He currently works for both Sykora & Santini and Held Law Office. He can be reached at email@example.com. Read more posts by Rhett Dial.