Skip to comments.Crazy Cat Laws
Posted on 08/14/2007 9:44:25 PM PDT by DancesWithCats
All black cats wear bells on Friday the 13th in French Lick Springs, Indiana.
Cats can only be taken on to the street on leads in Lorinc, Hungary.ÊOfficials say the measure will protect the public from the "dangerous menace of free range cats."
Joint custody of a family pet, including cats, is not allowed when a couple divorces in Madison Wisconsin. The feline is legally awarded to whoever happens to have possession of it at the time of the initial separation.
Cats in International Falls, Minnesota are not allowed to chase dogs up telephone poles.
Fights between cats and dogs are prohibited by statute in Barber, North Carolina.
Pet cats to run loose without a taillight in Sterling, Colorado.
Ventura County, California, cats are not allowed to have sex without a permit.
Cats living in Cresskill, New Jersey must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts.
Duluth, Minnesota felines may not sleep in a bakery.
California bans cats from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
In Zion, Illinois, it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to cats.
Cats may not yowl after 9 pm in Columbus, Georgia.
In Topeka, Kansas, you may not own more than five cats at a time. In Shorewood, Wisconsin, however, no more than two cats can be owned by the same family.
You may not keep a pet cat and a pet bird on the same premises in Reed City, Michigan.
Dogcatchers in Virginia are prohibited from bothering cats while he or she is looking for dogs.
(Excerpt) Read more at felinefollies.com ...
In Prescott, Arizona on the 4th of July (waaaay long time ago in the 1970’s, during the annual 4th of July Rodeo and parade, I saw a fella walking his cat on a leash! I took a picture of it as I’d never seen anyone do that before and it was a real walk and not a drag!! Astounding.
... and the worms sighed in unison their disappointment!
Bert’s yard is a “Cat Free Zone”
My sister used to go bikeriding all over Glendale Arizona when it was still a lot of farms and dirt roads, with her kitty Beowulf perched on her shoulder throughout it all!
Please tell me you have a picture of that!
So you have Adobe Photoshop?
I think we do somewhere buried ... LOL It was so long ago. I’ll have to ask my sister when I talk to her! We really ought to drag it out if we do.
The savannah cat will walk on a leash. They have dog-like personalities and will even play fetch.
Siamese will do the same though the leash business needs to be started when they’re about 6 months old.
Some breeders report savannahs in excess of 30 pounds, with at least one breeder claiming an over 40 pound male.
Savannahs have been described as friendly, assertive, active, and interested in dogs and children. They are commonly compared to dogs in their loyalty, and they will follow their owners around the house like a canine. They can also be trained to walk on a leash like a dog, and even fetch.
Savannahs often greet people with head-butts, or an unexpected pounce. Some savannahs are reported as being very social and friendly with other cats and dogs, while others may run and hide or revert to hissing and growling when seeing a stranger. Exposure to other people and pets is most likely the key factor in sociability as the savannah kitten grows up.
Owners of savannahs say that they are very impressed with the intelligence of this breed of cat. An often noted trait of the Savannah is its jumping ability. Savannahs are known to jump up on top of doors, refrigerators and high cabinets. Savannahs have been known to get into all sorts of things; they often learn how to open doors and cupboards, and anyone buying a savannah will likely need to take special precautions to prevent the cat from getting into things.
Water isn't a fear of the savannah cat; many will play or even immerse themselves in water. Presenting a water bowl to a savannah may also prove a challenge, as some will promptly begin to "bat" all the water out of the bowl until it is empty, using their front paws.
Vocally, savannahs may either chirp like their serval father, meow like their domestic mother, or do both, sometimes producing sounds which are a mixture of the two. Chirping, when present, is usually observed more often in earlier generations. Savannahs may also "hiss"a serval-like hiss is quite different from a domestic cat's hiss, sounding more like a very loud snake hiss, and can be alarming to humans not acquainted to such a sound coming from a cat. Hissing, and even aggressive behavior which involves hissing, is usually more frequent in F1 or occasionally F2 generations, and may subside or disappear as the cat is socialized.
I learn more stuff from you people!! (what a beautiful cat!)
I want one too!! (though Miss Molly butts her head against mine all the time as well and she’s just a mutt-cat, calico tabby baby doll)
What!! I live in Shorewood with two cats- I'd like to see what this law is- thank goodness I don't have a third cat!
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