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I'm a holistic veterinarian who is strongly opposed to the cruel practice of declawing, and…Read More
Gov. Brown signed SB1229 into law today! Landlords can never again require declawing or debarking to rent in the State of California! Congratulations to the Paw Project, and great thanks to everyone who supported this legislation through two arduous years!
The California bill prohibiting landlords from requiring declawing cats and debarking dogs has passed both sides of the legislature and is on Gov. Brown's desk for signature. As you may remember, former Gov. Schwarzenegger vetoed it the last time it passed at the urging of the California Veterinary…Read More
In 2011, a bill preventing landlords from requiring cats to be declawed as a condition of renting, was passed--but vetoed by the governor. The Paw Project, an amazing organization that never, ever gives up, got similar legislation into this session--and the Senate just passed it, 37-0 (compared to…Read More
On Monday (11/28/11), Israel's legislative body, the Knesset, formally banned cat declawing throughout the entire nation. There was no opposition to the proposed ban. Declawing a cat for non-medical reasons is now punishable by up to 1 year in jail or a fine up to 75,000 shekels.
Here are a few things you should know!
- A recent AP/Petside poll found that 59% of American pet owners think it's OK to declaw a cat. This proves the level of ignorance of the American public, since the poll-takers evidently made no effort to tell the truth about declawing. Education is the…Read More