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Strange Cat Laws

Lawyers and lawmakers across the nation have always faced a challenge of creating and maintaining laws to help society function smoothly and fairly. But what were they thinking when these laws were made? 

Cats may not yowl after 9 PM in Columbus, Georgia.

In Ventura County, California, cats and dogs are not allowed to have sex without a permit.

Fights between cats and dogs are prohibited by statute in Barber, North Carolina.

In Sterling, Colorado, it is unlawful to allow a pet cat to run loose without a taillight.

The local council in Lorinc, Hungary issued new regulations in 2001, saying cats can only be taken on to the street on leads. Officials say the measure will protect the public from the “dangerous menace of free range cats.”

Cats in International Falls, Minnesota, are not allowed to chase dogs up telephone poles.

Cats living in Cresskill, New Jersey, must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts.

French Lick Springs, Indiana, once passed a law requiring all black cats to wear bells on Friday the 13th.

In Kentucky, dogs are not allowed to attack or bother cats, though they can legally fight with each other.

In Baltimore, Maryland, it’s illegal to take a lion to the movies.

It is illegal to set a mousetrap without a hunting license, if the mice live in Cleveland, Ohio or California.

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