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File #: ORD28923    Version: 2 Name: CCR-Ord Amending Title 17 - Cat Declawing
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/21/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/5/2023 Final action: 12/5/2023
Title: An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Municipal Code, relating to Animal Control, by adding a new Section 17.02.155, entitled "Cat Declawing", to establish a ban on performing a procedure that results in the partial or complete declawing of a cat except when conducted by a licensed veterinarian for a therapeutic purpose, effective March 31, 2024. [Council Member Hines]
Sponsors: John Hines, Olgy Diaz, Sarah Rumbaugh
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No. 28923, 2. City Council Action Memorandum, 3. City Council Consideration Request
Related files: 23-1128, ORD28944

Title

An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Municipal Code, relating to Animal Control,

by adding a new Section 17.02.155, entitled “Cat Declawing”, to establish a ban on

performing a procedure that results in the partial or complete declawing of a cat

except when conducted by a licensed veterinarian for a therapeutic purpose,

effective March 31, 2024.

[Council Member Hines]