Short Takes

June 2008 Issue

Short Takes: 06/08

Spay & neuter law in L.A.; who feeds stray cats; cat bites; cat food costs

Despite protests by the Cat Fanciers’ Association (and the American Kennel Club), Los Angeles has enacted one of the strictest pet-sterilization laws in the country. Unless you’re a registered breeder, failure to spay or neuter a cat after four months of age in L.A. can bring a $500 fine or 40 hours of community service. Advocates of the tough new law say they had no choice. Los Angeles animal shelters had to euthanize 8,960 unwanted cats last year.

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