What types of damages fall into the category of eating (shen). If eating is exempt in public property, what happens if an item rolled from public to private or vice-versa. If the animal ate food in the public domain, the owner is exempt. However if he benefited from what he ate, the owner is responsible to pay the amount that the owner benefited. This leads the gemara to raise a basic question about one who lives in a friend’s property without his knowledge, does he need to pay him rent or not? One benefits and the other has not lost anything by that – does he need to pay?