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Alley Cat Allies Urges Ban on Declawing Cats in District of Columbia

1 month ago   |   By Alley Cat

WASHINGTON - Dec. 20, 2022 - Alley Cat Allies is urging the Council of the District of Columbia and Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser to pass into law a bill outlawing the declawing of cats, an amputation of the last knuckle on cats' toes that can cause a lifetime of suffering.
”We can't give declawed cats back their claws, but this law will spare other cats and kittens from this unnecessary and inhumane practice,” said Coryn Julien, Director of Communications, Alley Cat Allies. “It is the obligation of our humane, progressive society to protect cats from lifelong pain by eliminating...
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