Support the Anti-Declaw Bill in CA!
The California Cat Protection (Anti-Declaw) Bill, SB 1441, will get its first vote in the CA Senate Public Safety Committee on April 17.
Click below to sign the petition:
PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE AND ASK THE SENATORS TO SUPPORT SB 1441. Tell the staff member who answers the phone that you want to express your opinion on an important bill. Say, “Please vote YES on the Anti-Declaw Bill SB 1441.”
Senator Nancy Skinner, Chair
firstname.lastname@example.org – (916) 651-4009
Senator Joel Anderson, Vice Chair
email@example.com – (916) 651-4038
Senator Steven Bradford
firstname.lastname@example.org – (916) 651-4035
Senator Holly Mitchell
email@example.com – (916) 651-4030
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson
firstname.lastname@example.org – (916) 651-4019
Senator Jeff Stone
email@example.com – (916) 651-4028
Senator Scott Wiener
firstname.lastname@example.org – (916) 651-4011
The primary author is CA state Senator Henry Stern (D) and the first co-author is Senator Scott Wilk (R).
Features of the Bill:
* Declawing is outlawed. No one may declaw cats and no one may procure a declaw procedure. Procedures to treat physical medical conditions of animals are not restricted
* Violation of the law would carry a penalty of a fine for the first offense and would be considered a misdemeanor for subsequent offences.
* Existing local law penalties and penalties for declawing wild and exotic cats will not be superseded