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Council passes feral cat ordinance for Odessa


Last updated 4/1/2017 at 1:04pm

Odessa’s feral cat problem has grown to unmanageable proportions in various hot spots all over town. Citizen complaints and concern by the health care community have prompted the Town of Odessa to pass an ordinance requiring pet owners to license their cats as well as their dogs, so that efforts to trap the feral cats do not scoop up people’s pets along with the wild ones.

Police chief Tom Clark has been working with Adams County Pet Rescue on ways to humanely deal with the feral cat problem, as well as with loose dogs whose owners cannot be found. Clark’s research also indicated that...

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