California cities scratch out declawing of cats

‘It’s a form of animal cruelty’ says San Francisco supervisor Ross Mirkarimi’

Don’t have your cat declawed in San Francisco, or West Hollywood, or you could face fines up to $1,000 and six months in jail. This month, the city by the bay became the first major metro area in California to outlaw the veterinary procedure, and was soon joined by Santa Monica, Berkeley and Beverly Hills. Los Angeles is expected to enact the ban next week.

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