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State Considers Bill to Ban Cat De-Clawing


Animals  (tags: cats, de-clawing, bill to ban, Connecticut )

Betty
- 2490 days ago - wfsb.com
A unique bill has been proposed that, if passed, would make Connecticut the first state to make it illegal to de-claw cats, except in cases of medical necessity. A hearing was held Friday to review the bill. Supporters claim that the process of....



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Ginger S. (115)
Friday February 29, 2008, 5:09 pm
I hope it passes!! De-clawing is inhumane!!! As well as painful. Thank u for reporting!!!
 

Marian E. (152)
Friday February 29, 2008, 6:09 pm

I will be hoping this passes, and then, perhaps a miracle could spread it to all 50 states!

In addition to being inhumane and very painful, it sometimes leaves cats permanently crippled!

Thank you for posting this!
 

tis h. (67)
Friday February 29, 2008, 7:10 pm
I have 5 cats and none of them are de-clawed. I have heard too many horror stories about the whole de-clawing issue.
 

Blu AbbeyCat (302)
Saturday March 1, 2008, 4:30 pm
..Good for them...I sure hope this bill passes..then maybe someday all the other states will see the light too..I have all my claws. xoxxoxo,Blu'
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 1, 2008, 9:34 pm
WONDERFUL NEWS!!!!
 

JOCELYNE A. (227)
Saturday March 1, 2008, 10:08 pm
I HOPE IT PASSES !!
 

Brenda P. (146)
Friday March 7, 2008, 10:28 am
I SURE HOPE IT PASSES AND OTHER STATES WILL FOLLOW SUIT,I DO WISH THE VETINARIENS OF THE STATES WOULD GET MORE INVOLVED IN THIS ISSUE.
BRENDA
 

. (0)
Sunday March 9, 2008, 9:30 am
I hope this passes and sets a predecent for other states. Declawing is unnatural and cruel.
 
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