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Letter to the City of Ravenswood, WV re: “Amended Ordinance Regarding Animals In The City”

28 days ago   |   By Alley Cat

Mayor Josh Miller
Ravenswood City Council 1 Wall Street
Ravenswood, WV 26164
Dear Mayor Miller and Members of City Council:
I write to you after learning of a dangerous ordinance on your City Council meeting agenda for Tuesday, June seventh. We have reviewed both the proposed ordinance (first reading at the May 17th City Council meeting) and your May 24th Facebook post. If you and the City Council pass this proposed cruel and inhumane ordinance, cats and kittens will suffer and die. Given the proposed language, this ordinance could violate your constituents' rights and be subject to legal...
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Ravenswood Council Should Reject Proposed Anti-Cat Ordinance

Ravenswood Council Should Reject Proposed Anti-Cat Ordinance

28 days ago   |   By Alley Cat

This letter to the editor was published in the Jackson Star & Herald on June 7, 2022
To the editor:
The anti-cat ordinance currently under consideration by Ravenswood City Council would not only be cruel and inhumane for the cats who live in the city, but it would also doom the city's animal control efforts to failure, just as similar laws have already failed to work in other cities across the country.
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