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The 15 Strangest Cat Laws
Cat News ^ | 8-29-13 | Conradukp

Posted on 04/22/2014 6:42:23 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

We write articles all too often about things like animal cruelty and the mistreatment of cats. Clearly there are a lot of us out there that think cat laws in this country (and others) should be way more strict when it comes to their treatment. However, there are some laws out there that we’re not quite sure how became legal. They just seem so strange. Then again, states have the right to pass their own legislation so it is what it is. But trust us when we say these cat laws are super weird!

Thanks to Bandofcats, Mustlovecats, and a page on Catlaw that we found for these crazy finds. Enjoy these laws with pictures to boot!…….

(Excerpt) Read more at kittentoob.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: cats; dogs; kittyping; legislatures; ruleoflaw
Read more at http://kittentoob.com/cat-news/strangest-cat-laws/#0P8PLCvYXEtsObUZ.99

Most of these rules governing your pet are US laws. Unbelievable.

1 posted on 04/22/2014 6:42:23 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic; Slings and Arrows; Joe 6-pack

Kitty and doggie ping


2 posted on 04/22/2014 6:43:16 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Cats are so funny to pick on sometimes. I remember when I was in college, I had this friend that had this huge orange tom cat named Chester, that got so angry if someone ever farted.

Of course this made everyone try to fart whenever they were around the cat. Whenever someone would fart, the cat would kind of howl or hiss, and then run out of the room.

There was this one time Chester was just lying peacefully on the sofa and this fat kid from school (named Barry) came and sat near him and released a silent but extremely stinky fart. Chester kept lying on the sofa looking at us giggling with paranoid eyes. Suddenly his eyes got real big as if I’m sure he got his first whiff of the gas, he jumped up and attacked Barry’s face and then ran out of the room.

Barry had a scar on his face for weeks after that!


3 posted on 04/22/2014 6:54:11 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: afraidfortherepublic

12. Cats may not yowl after 9 pm in Columbus, Georgia.

Sound public policy. I think I will implement that ordinance in my house.


4 posted on 04/22/2014 6:56:46 AM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: MNDude

So.. um, Barry... did the scar heal up nicely?!!! :)


5 posted on 04/22/2014 6:56:46 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: MNDude

Barry should have known you don’t mess with Chester


6 posted on 04/22/2014 6:57:59 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: afraidfortherepublic

It would seem to me that the biggest nuts in the USA are in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois and in Georgia, the Carolinas, and Virginia. That pretty much backs up what I have learned from my travels.


7 posted on 04/22/2014 6:58:00 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

“It would seem to me that the biggest nuts in the USA are in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois and in Georgia, the Carolinas, and Virginia. That pretty much backs up what I have learned from my travels.”

Apparently you’ve never been to california or new york city.


8 posted on 04/22/2014 8:37:37 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Any ideas on keeping cats out of my garage? Neighbors cats keep coming in if I leave the door open for 5 minutes...

Tried the cat repellent sprinkles...cats mad a bed in them.


9 posted on 04/22/2014 9:01:06 AM PDT by Dexter Morgan (Everyone hides who they are.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; ...

10 posted on 04/22/2014 1:17:25 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Dexter Morgan

Keep the door closed, but that may not totally protect you. I had a Siamese cat that used to climb down a neighbor’s chimney and leave his little sooty footprints on her white carpet.


11 posted on 04/22/2014 1:21:44 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Dexter Morgan

Try chili powder. Sprinkle it in the garage doorway.


12 posted on 04/22/2014 1:52:21 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
This thread needs more cowbells, [especially on Friday the 13th].


13 posted on 04/22/2014 4:45:02 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Dexter Morgan

Get a motion detector that makes a noise or sprays water...


14 posted on 04/22/2014 4:57:00 PM PDT by Fawn ("My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge" Hosea 4:6)
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To: Dexter Morgan

Sorry, but that’s one of the first laws of Cat Physics: an open door creates a vacuum that draws in all cats in the area. Try opening a closet door in your house, if you have cats. They will come from wherever they are to go and explore that closet!


15 posted on 04/22/2014 11:12:07 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

Have you never been to Florida?


16 posted on 04/22/2014 11:18:57 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Monkey Face; Dexter Morgan
Try chili powder. Sprinkle it in the garage doorway.

For something not quite so messy, try spraying any citrus-scented cleaner around the entrance. Cats don't like it. I found out how true this is when I used a lemon-scented hand cream and then tried to pet my cat. He got one whiff and backed away. Wouldn't let me near him until I washed it off. Maybe it will work for you.

17 posted on 04/23/2014 12:57:57 PM PDT by boatbums (Simul justis et peccator.)
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To: boatbums

I tried the citrus stuff when a neighbor’s dog kept using my security door for his private bulletin board; the neighbor just next to him had a cat who thought the door was HIS to mark. Between the two of them, the citrus didn’t stand a chance.


18 posted on 04/23/2014 1:17:45 PM PDT by Monkey Face (When something goes wrong in your life yell, "PLOT TWIST!" and move on.)
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To: Daffynition

*GASP*

Nekkid cows????


19 posted on 04/23/2014 1:18:21 PM PDT by Monkey Face (When something goes wrong in your life yell, "PLOT TWIST!" and move on.)
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To: boatbums; afraidfortherepublic

Thanks for the replies.

During the winter I always keep the door closed. During the summer, our evenings cool down quickly and opening the door allows heat to escape the house.

The cat got trapped one night in the garage and pooped, which left a stench for a few days even after I cleaned it up. I also have a black convertible, which the cat has been on twice and scratched the hood. I just don’t feel I should have to inconvenience myself on my property because of someone else’s cat. Still, I’m not a mean soul, so I’m trying to find cat-friendly solutions!


20 posted on 04/23/2014 2:47:05 PM PDT by Dexter Morgan (Everyone hides who they are.)
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To: Dexter Morgan
You could try some inexpensive netting stretched across the opening. Put hooks on both ends and it would be easy to put up and take down.

One additional thought...if the cat defecated in there, the scent is still around and may be attracting it back as well as others. Try products such as “Nature's Miracle” that neutralize the hormones and odors so they are erased and NOT sending out calls to the perpetrators for a repeat visit.

21 posted on 04/23/2014 8:03:30 PM PDT by boatbums (Simul justis et peccator.)
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To: Dexter Morgan

Leave an open cardboard box in the garage. That should keep the cat off the hood of your car. They can’t help themselves. They have to hop into an open box.

They like the hood of the car because it’s warm. Maybe you could put a blanket and a heating pad in the box. LOL


22 posted on 04/23/2014 8:16:14 PM PDT by ladyjane
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