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Maryland: Ban Declawing Cats

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Maryland is poised to be the second state to ban the declawing of cats! The bill, SB0067, passed in the House and Senate and now must be signed by Governor Hogan.

Declawing is a permanent, surgical procedure in which all or part of the last bone in a cat’s toes is amputated. It can have lifelong medical implications and adversely affect behavior.

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