Cats and the Law : Anmarie Barrie :Drivers who hit a cat MUST report it to police under new law proposed. Currently, there is no legal requirement to report incidents involving cats, unlike with other animals. It's easier to anticipate cats in the road than it is to miss them. What do you think? Should drivers be required by law to report cat injury or death to police?
Cats hit on the road must be reported under new law planned
NCBI Bookshelf. Dogs and cats occupy a particularly important place in American society in their roles as companion, work, and hobby animals. In addition, they serve as important animal models for research that has advanced both human and animal health. This multifaceted relationship with humans has fostered an uneasy tension between general society and the scientific community, and this tension has intensified as the stature of pet dogs and cats has risen in many households to that of family member. The specter of lost or stolen pets being used for research has evolved from a galvanizing concern into increasing resistance to the use of any former pet for research.
Leash law for cats: In Vermont, a clause in a city law to restrict roaming felines has gotten cat fanciers' dander up. June 17, A clause in a city law that requires cats to be on leashes has sparked a hissing match among fans of free-roaming felines. A City Council meeting with cats on the agenda drew an unusually large crowd of about 30 people Tuesday night, including one woman who brought three large signs, one of which said, "Arrest criminals, not cats. Can Barre afford a jail for cats? City officials cited complaints from some residents about a roaming cat that turned a neighbor's garden into a litter box.
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In , a year-old golden retriever named Alex, who was the subject of a contentious custody suit, was given a court-appointed lawyer to look after his best interests. In , after Hurricane Katrina — during which some people refused to evacuate because they were worried about the fate of their animals — Congress passed a Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act, requiring disaster-preparedness plans to account for pets. In , Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio unveiled a national monument that honors the service and sacrifice of military working dogs. The bronze sculpture features the four main breeds employed since World War II: the Labrador retriever, the Belgian Malinois , the German shepherd and the Doberman pinscher. Grimm describes a tiny limestone sarcophagus made around B. In one of the few passages in this book that remind the reader that Mr. Though the 17th-century philosopher Descartes regarded animals as devoid of a mind and soul, Mr.