• California Considers Statewide Ban on Cat Declawing

    12 days ago - By Alley Cat

    There's exciting news on the front to protect cats from the cruel practice of declawing! California is now considering a statewide declaw ban , which would build on the humane momentum of eight of its cities that outlawed declawing years ago. If the bill passes, California will be the second state in the nation to make declawing illegal, following New York's ban enacted in 2019.
    The bill, California SB 585, is currently in the California Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee. If it passes, SB 585 would prohibit nontherapeutic declawing and fine any veterinarian in...
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