11 Dec '11, 3am

Israel passes Cat "Declaw Law" with $20,000 Fine | Care2 Healthy Living

Israel passes Cat "Declaw Law" with $20,000 Fine | Care2 Healthy Living

Cat declawing is now officially — and legally — off limits in Israel. On November 28th, the Israeli legislature voted unanimously to make cat declawing illegal. Imagine the collective meow of relief that was heard across the country! If someone is caught declawing a cat they can expect up to one year in jail and a hefty $20,000 fine. Israel joins the U.K., Brazil, most of Europe, and Australia for taking a strong stand on this cruel practice. In the United States, declawing unfortunately remains legal except in a handful of cities. Onychectomy (the medical term for declawing) is a procedure where the claw and part of the bone of a cat’s toes are removed, usually to keep the feline from ruining furniture, catching birds or scratching children. Cat claws however are rooted deep in the bone, so partial bone removal is necessary in an onychectomy. To put this in perspective, t...

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