Category Archives: cats

Animal Advocates investigates illegal declaw of big cats

Mary Cummins of Animal Advocates and others investigated the illegal declawing of big cats in California earlier this year. It is illegal to declaw big cats held under a USDA permit or in California. It became illegal to declaw big cats in California in 2004. Paul Koretz … Continue reading

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Brenda Barnette’s first six months by the numbers

by Mary Cummins on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 1:39pm Some have been singing Brenda Barnette’s praises since she arrived. Some are saying things are much better. I thought I’d take a look at the numbers to see what’s really … Continue reading

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New PSA from The Paw Project, Dr. Jennifer Conrad – by Mary Cummins

New public service announcement from The Paw Project http://www.thepawproject.com Dr. Jennifer Conrad. Declawing cats is cruel and inhumane. People don’t realize that the last digit of all their paws are just cut off. They don’t just remove the claw. It’s … Continue reading

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